Rachel Cawthorn

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Rachel Cawthorn
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Personal information
Born (1988-11-03) 3 November 1988 (age 28)
Guildford, Surrey

Rachel Cawthorn (from Guildford, Surrey[1]) is a British sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s. Cawthorn, representing Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympics, is a double Olympic finalist in the Women's K1 and K4 events.

Life and career[edit]

Cawthorn attended Berkshire College of Agriculture.[2]

Cawthorn won a Bronze Medal in the K-1 500 m event at the 2010 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Poznań, the first woman from Great Britain to win a medal in an Olympic distance at an ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship.

Cawthorn holds the worlds fastest time for the Women's K1 1000m. (Duisberg 2010)

At the London Olympics 2012 she came 5th in the Women's K4 500m final (competing with Louisa Sawers, Jess Walker and Angela Hannah) and came 6th in the K1 500m.


  1. ^ "Rachel Cawthorn". www.telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 14 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "FE students add to Team GB Olympic medal haul". FE Week. Retrieved 22 August 2016. 

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