Maria Francis

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Maria Francis
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Representing  Great Britain
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Mezzana K1 team

Maria Francis (Lund) is a British and Welsh slalom canoeist who competed in the 1980s and 1990s. She was women's K1 British Champion in 1989, silver medalist at the 1990 Europa Cup in Merano, and went on to win a bronze medal in the K1 team event at the 1993 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Mezzana. Maria (now Maria Worrall, married to Photographer Chris Worrall) lives in Cambridge (UK) and is a member of Cambridge Canoe Club. She is currently a spinning instructor.

Other notable results[edit]

  • silver medal at the 1990 ICF Canoe Slalom Europa Cup race in Merano
  • gold medal at the 1989 BCU Canoe Slalom Championships
  • gold medal at the 1989 BCU Canoe Slalom Open Championships in Llangollen
  • silver medal at International Canoe Slalom race in Llangollen (1994)
  • gold medal at the 1987 ICF Canoe Slalom Junior Pre-worlds race in La Seu D'Urgell
  • silver medal at the 1987 ICF Canoe Slalom Euro Youth Championships in Spittal