International Selections for Richmond Athletes

Following strong results at the National regattas in Nottingham four Richmond Canoe Club members have been selected for Great Britain teams at early season international sprint events. Lizzie Broughton will be racing between the 19th – 21st May at the first World Cup of 2017 in Montenor-O-Velho, Portugal. She will be competing in the 1000m K1 and 5000m k1 races after beating established athletes previously selected f
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European Marathon Championships 2016 – Richmond girls deliver in Spain

This year’s European Marathon Championships took place in Pontevedra, Spain, from 30th June to 3rd July, and Richmond had two paddlers on the GB team of 14 athletes. Freya Peters was competing in her first international marathon race in the Junior Women K2 event having won the only k2 assessment race in Burton paddling with Chelmsford’s Emma Russell. Both of these girls are only 15 years old so would be racing crews
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