Fiona Pennie

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Fiona Pennie
Personal information
Full name Fiona Elizabeth Maureen Pennie
Nationality British
Born (1982-11-09) 9 November 1982 (age 32)
Alexandria, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 72 kilograms (159 lb)
Country United Kingdom
Sport Canoe slalom
Event(s) K-1
Club C.R. CATS
Achievements and titles
Highest world ranking No. 5 (July 2011)

Fiona Pennie (born 9 November 1982) is a British slalom canoeist who has competed internationally since 1998.


Pennie won a bronze medal at the Junior World Championships in 2000 and won the overall Junior World Cup Series in the same year. As an Under 23 athlete, she won a team bronze medal in 2004 and an individual bronze medal in 2005, both at the European Under 23 Championships.

She won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two silvers (K-1: 2006, 2014) and a bronze (K-1 team: 2007). She became European Champion in 2013 and also won a silver medal and three bronze medals at the European Championships.

Pennie also competed in the K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but did not advance beyond the qualifying round after finishing in 17th place.