Liam Heath (GBR)

Liam Heath (GBR)

GBUnited Kingdom
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
17 August 1984
180 cm
76 kg
Maidenhead, ENG
Higher education
Industrial Design, Industrial Technology - Loughborough University: England


General Interest

Art and design. (, 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the K2 200m at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (, 16 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol
British sprint paddler Tim Brabants. (, 16 Jun 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another." (, 25 Jan 2012)

International Debut

Competing for
Great Britain

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling in 1995 at the Wey Kayak Club in Guildford, England.
Why this sport?
He was introduced to the sport at an activity week.
Club / Team
Wey Kayak Club: Guildford, ENG
Name of coach
Alexander Nikonorov [national]; Scott Gardner [national]


Olympic GamesK1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro20 August 20162016Men35.1971Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men32.3682Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men34.4213Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men31.3465Best 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
European ChampionshipsK1 200mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men34.4121Latest resultBest 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
World CupIndividual Kayak5 June 20162016Men4Latest resultBest result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Men18Best result