Bridgitte Hartley

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Bridgitte Hartley
Medal record
Women's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London K-1 500m
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Dartmouth K-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Moscow K-1 500 m

Bridgitte Ellen Hartley (born 14 July 1983) is a South African sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s. She won a bronze medal in the K-1 1000 m event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Dartmouth. Three years later, at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Bridgitte again won the bronze medal, this time in the K-1 (Kayak Singles - Women) 500m event. In August 2014, she replicated her Olympic form, and at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow she picked up a third career bronze model in international competition.[1] Hartley became the first person from both South Africa and the African continent to medal at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships. Hartley also competed in the K-2 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the semifinals.[1]

Hartley competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In the women's K-1 200 m event, she finished in 13th place.[2] In the women's K-1 500 m event, she finished in 16th place.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2009-08-19.  Bridgitte Hartley Retrieved June 17, 2015
  2. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-08-30. 
  3. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-08-30. 

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