Eilidh Gibson

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Eilidh Gibson
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Representing  Great Britain
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Pau C1 team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Liptovský Mikuláš C1 team
Gold medal – first place 2017 Tacen C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Markkleeberg C1 team
U23 World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Kraków C1 team
Gold medal – first place 2017 Bratislava C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Wausau C1 team
U23 European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Skopje C1 team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Kraków C1 team
Gold medal – first place 2016 Solkan C1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Solkan C1 team
Junior World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Liptovský Mikuláš C1 team

Eilidh Gibson (born 4 October 1995 in Kinross) is a Scottish slalom canoeist[1] who has competed at the international level since 2012.

Gibson's best individual results include a silver in race 1 of the 2014 Canoe Slalom World Cup at Lee Valley White Water Centre, 4th place at the 2017 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships and 4th place at the 2016 European Canoe Slalom Championships.[2]

She won a gold medal in the C1 team event at the 2017 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Pau.[3] She also won two golds and a bronze in the same event at the European Championships.[4]

Gibson attended Strathallan School and studied biomedical sciences at the University of Edinburgh.[1][5]

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2014 7 Jun 2014 Lee Valley 2nd C1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eilidh Gibson". British Canoeing. 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Medal agony for Eilidh Gibson in World Canoe Slalom". Edinburgh Evening News. 30 September 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Great Britain claim two medals at Canoe Slalom World Championships". BBC. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Eilidh GIBSON (GBR)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Sport in schools - canoeing: Brother and sister get nod for squad". The Scotsman. 3 January 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2016.

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