Fiona Pennie

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Fiona Pennie
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Pennie at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Fiona Elizabeth Maureen Pennie
Nationality British
Born (1982-11-09) 9 November 1982 (age 34)
Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Residence Waltham Abbey, Essex
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 72 kg (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 1997 and lives in Waltham Abbey in Essex.[1]


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 competed in the individual slalom (K-1) event at the 2008 and 2016 Olympics and placed 17th and 6th, respectively.[2]

She won four medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three silvers (K-1: 2006, 2014; K-1 team: 2015) and a bronze (K-1 team: 2007). She became European Champion in the K1 event in 2013. She won a total of 6 medals (2 golds, 1 silver and 3 bronzes) at the European Championships.[3]