Karen Furneaux

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Karen Furneaux
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold 1998 Szeged K-2 200 m
Gold 2001 Poznań K-1 200 m
Silver 1997 Dartmouth K-4 200 m
Silver 1999 Milan K-2 500 m
Silver 2005 Zagreb K-1 500 m
Bronze 2005 Zagreb K-1 200 m
Bronze 2005 Zagreb K-1 1000 m
Bronze 2006 Szeged K-1 200 m
Bronze 2009 Dartmouth K-1 4 x 200 m

Karen Furneaux (born December 23, 1976) is a Canadian sprint kayaker who has been competing since 1988. A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, she won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships. This includes two golds (K-1 200 m: 2001, K-2 200 m: 1998), three silvers (K-1 500 m: 2005, K-2 500 m: 1999, K-4 200 m: 1997), and four bronzes (K-1 200 m: 2005, 2006; K-1 1000 m: 2005, K-1 4 x 200 m: 2009).

Furneaux also competed in three Summer Olympics, earning her best finish of fifth in the K-2 500 m event at Sydney in 2000.

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