Lachlan Tame (AUS)

Lachlan Tame (AUS)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
14 November 1988
176 cm
80 kg
Terrigal, NSW, AUS
Athlete, Construction Worker


General Interest

Loccy, The Hobbit (, 2015)
Surfing. (, 27 May 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the K2 1000m at the 2014 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation. (, 2015)
Most influential person in career
Australian surf lifesaving athletes Ben Hamilton and Gordon Jones, and coach Matt Jones. (, 2015)
Hero / Idol
Australian surf ski racer Pete Scott. (, 2014)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He like to mow his lawns before he leaves for a competition. (, 16 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No shortcuts to a place worth going." (, 2014)
Other sports
He has been a national champion in surf ski racing. (, 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age 16. He took up the sport seriously in 2010.
Why this sport?
He had a bet with a friend that he could qualify for the Olympic Games.
Club / Team
Avoca Beach: Australia
Name of coach
Jimmy Owens [national], AUS


Olympic GamesK2 1000mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men3:12.5933Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men1:29.2161Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:11.1322Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men35.68330Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men2Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:32.24513Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men35.89216Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men2:29.09012Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 1000mAustralia, Adelaide14 February 20162016Men3:42.047Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 200mAustralia, Adelaide14 February 20162016Men33.252Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 1000mAustralia, Adelaide13 February 20162016Men3:16.631Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 200mAustralia, Sydney1 March 20142014Men36.5401Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 1000mAustralia, Sydney28 February 20142014Men3:43.2504Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 200mAustralia, Penrith2 March 20122012Men37.105Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 200mAustralia, Penrith4 March 20122012Men33.754Best result