Jon Schofield (GBR)

Jon Schofield (GBR)

GBUnited Kingdom
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
10 May 1985
Height
183 cm
Weight
82 kg
Residence
Maidenhead, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Human Biology - Loughborough University: England

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Playing the guitar. (gbcanoeing.org.uk, 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the K2 200m at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (gomagazine.co.uk, 19 May 2015)
Other sports
He won a senior European title in wildwater canoe in 2007. (gbcanoeing.org.uk, 2014)
Other information
HIGHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in applied physiology and biomechanics. He hopes to improve sprint paddlers' performance through his work. (jon-schofield.com, 28 Jul 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age 10 at a swimming pool in Clitheroe, England.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport at his local cub scouts group.
Club / Team
Soar Valley Canoe Club: Leicester, ENG
Name of coach
Alex Nikonorov [national]; Scott Gardner [national]

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesK2 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men32.3682Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men34.4213Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men31.3465Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men31.0334Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:24.9723Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men31.7552Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:28.8034Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men32.1562Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men31.5843Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men2:27.8972Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men26Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men1:31.3559Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men32.6174Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho16 June 20132013Men32.8444Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mCroatia, Zagreb24 June 20122012Men31.5961Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men32.4871Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Men31.8721Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Brandenburg26 June 20092009Men37.58214Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:35.49718Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men1:38.3129Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 200mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men12Best result
European ChampionshipsK2 500mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men14Best result