Naomi Flood (AUS)

Naomi Flood (AUS)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
17 April 1986
175 cm
78 kg
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Athlete, Banker
Higher education
Communications - Griffith University: Australia


General Interest

Floody (, 14 Jul 2015)
Surfing, spending time with friends. (, 24 Feb 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the Australian Ironwoman Series in 2009. (, 24 Feb 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (, 24 Feb 2015)
She collapsed in the last 3km of the 2005 Coolangatta Gold ironman endurance event due to a liver virus. (, 16 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Remember where you come from and where you’re going." (, 24 Feb 2015)
Other sports
She has competed in ironwoman competitions at international level. She also represented Australia at the 2014 World Life Saving Championships in France. (, 14 Jul 2015;, 18 Sep 2014)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up canoe sprint in 2010 at the New South Wales [NSW] Institute of Sport in Australia.
Why this sport?
She had previously competed in ironwoman competitions and was looking for a new challenge. "I'd won a few world titles and the nationals - I just didn't have the passion for it any more. Moving to kayaking was starting a totally new challenge."
Club / Team
Manly Warringah Kayak Club [AUS] / NSW Institute of Sport [AUS]:
Name of coach
David Foureur [national], AUS


Olympic GamesK1 500mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Women2:01.91020Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK2 500mEngland, London9 August 20122012Women12Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Women1:37.60311Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Women1:42.8877Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Women1:46.04710Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women1:36.7087Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Women2:57.10410Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Women4:14.1243Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 5000mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Women23:06.6589Best result
World ChampionshipsK4 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women1:38.68725Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Women3:07.64018Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 500mAustralia, Adelaide14 February 20162016Women1:52.022Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 500mAustralia, Adelaide13 February 20162016Women1:48.742Latest resultBest result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 500mAustralia, Sydney28 February 20142014Women1:55.5201Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 500mAustralia, Sydney1 March 20142014Women1:52.9603Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak5 June 20162016Women30Latest resultBest result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Women26Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK1 500mAustralia, Penrith3 March 20122012Women1:54.083Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 500mAustralia, Penrith4 March 20122012Women1:45.702Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK4 500mAustralia, Penrith2 March 20122012Women1:38.892Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK2 200mAustralia, Penrith12 February 20102010Women47.515Best result
Oceania ChampionshipsK4 500mAustralia, Penrith12 February 20102010Women1:41.263Best result