Melvyn Jones

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Melvyn Jones
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  Great Britain
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Bourg St.-Maurice K1 team
Gold medal – first place 1993 Mezzana K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Mezzana K1

Melvyn Jones (born 26 January 1964 in Stourbridge) is a British slalom canoeist who competed from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.

He won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two golds (K1 team: 1987, 1993) and a bronze (K1: 1993).

Jones also finished seventh in the K1 event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

His wife, Elisabeth, won a gold medal for Germany in the women's K1 event at those same games.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
1991 6 Jul 1991 Augsburg 2nd K1
1 Sep 1991 Wausau 3rd K1
1992 16 Feb 1992 Murupara 3rd K1
23 Feb 1992 Launceston 1st K1
1993 21 Aug 1993 Minden 1st K1