Lizzie Neave

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Lizzie Neave
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Neave at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Representing  Great Britain
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 La Seu d'Urgell K-1 team
Silver medal – second place 2015 London K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Foz do Iguaçu K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 La Seu d'Urgell K-1
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Nottingham K-1 team
Gold medal – first place 2016 Liptovský Mikuláš K-1 team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Krakow K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Liptovský Mikuláš K-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 La Seu d'Urgell K-1

Elizabeth Rachael Neave (born 12 June 1987 in Newcastle-under-Lyme) is a British slalom canoeist in women's kayak (K1W). She started competing in 1996 and first gained selection to represent Great Britain at junior level in 2002.

She won four medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (K-1 team: 2009), a silver (K-1 team: 2015) and two bronzes (K-1: 2009, K-1 team: 2007). She also won five medals at the European Championships (2 golds, 1 silver and 2 bronzes) and four World Cup Medals (1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronzes).

In 2012 Neave was selected to race for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, after winning all three of the selection races. She finished 12th in the K-1 event after being eliminated in the semifinal.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2010 4 Jul 2011 Augsburg 3rd K1
2012 17 Jun 2012 Pau 3rd K1
2013 23 Jun 2013 Cardiff 1st K1
7 Jul 2013 La Seu d'Urgell 2nd K1

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