|Born||Edward Daniel McKeever
27 August 1983
Bath, Somerset, England
|Residence||Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, England|
|Education||BA (Hons) in Accountancy and Finance|
|Occupation||Part Qualified Accountant|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||79 kilograms (174 lb)|
|Men's canoe sprint|
|Gold||2010 Poznań||K-1 200 m|
|Silver||2010 Poznań||K-1 4 × 200 m|
|Silver||2011 Szeged||K-1 200 m|
|Gold||2010 Trasona||K-1 200 m|
|Bronze||2011 Belgrade||K-1 200 m|
|Bronze||2012 Zagreb||K-1 200 m|
|Gold||2012 London||K-1 200 m|
McKeever won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in the K-1 200m event.
He won two medals at the 2010 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Poznań with a gold in the K-1 200 m and a silver in the K-1 4 × 200 m events, and a further silver in the K-1 200m at the 2011 event in Szeged.
In 2012 McKeever won the K1 200m event at the Word Cup in Poznan he also won the K1 200m at the European Championships in 2010 Trasona, Spain and the kayak World Cup race in Szeged, Hungary. McKeever still competes for the Bradford on Avon canoe club, despite moving to south Buckinghamshire to be train at the 2012 Olympic race venue of Dorney lake.
In 2012, McKeever won gold medal in the K1 200m event, in Canoe sprint World Cup.
He competed in the canoe sprint team for London Olympics 2012 in the Men’s K1 200m. He qualified for the K1 200m final after achieving a new Olympic best of 35.087 seconds in the heats and on 11 August he won the gold medal in the event.
McKkeever was born in Bath, Somerset, England. He has a BA (Hons) in accountancy and finance from Kingston University and is currently[when?] studying for the ACCA Qualification. He has a dog called Lucy and is married to Anya who is a PE teacher in Slough and Eton Church of England Business and Enterprise College .
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- The London Gazette: . 29 December 2012.
-  Cabinet Office