Robin Bell

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Robin Bell
2008 Australian Olympic team 021 - Sarah Ewart.jpg
Bell in 2008
Personal information
Born (1977-11-16) 16 November 1977 (age 40)
Cape Town, South Africa
Sport
Country Australia
Sport Canoe slalom
Event(s) C1

Robin Bell (born 16 November 1977 in Cape Town) is a South African-born, Australian slalom canoeist who competed from the late 1990s to the late 2000s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the C1 event in Beijing in 2008.[1]

Bell also won a complete set of medals in the C1 event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold in 2005, a silver in 1999 and a bronze in 2007.[2]

He won the overall World Cup title in C1 in 2005 and 2008.

He was named Western Australian Sports Star of the Year in 2005, and became world number one in 2006.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2001 29 Jul 2001 Augsburg 2nd C1
5 Aug 2001 Prague 2nd C1
2003 11 May 2003 Penrith 2nd C1
13 Jul 2003 Tacen 3rd C1
2005 9 Jul 2005 Athens 2nd C1
24 Jul 2005 La Seu d'Urgell 2nd C1
1 Oct 2005 Penrith 1st C11
2006 28 May 2006 Athens 2nd C1
2007 15 Jul 2007 Augsburg 2nd C1
2008 16 Mar 2008 Penrith 2nd C12
26 Apr 2008 Charlotte 1st C13
21 Jun 2008 Prague 2nd C1
6 Jul 2008 Augsburg 1st C1
1 World Championship counting for World Cup points
2 Oceania Championship counting for World Cup points
3 Pan American Championship counting for World Cup points

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports-Reference.com profile". Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Profile". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 7 October 2017.