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ParalympicsGB Para-canoe team confirmed for Paris Games

ParalympicsGB team

Three reigning Paralympic champions have been named in ParalympicsGB Para-canoe team for this summer’s Paris Games.

Emma Wiggs, Charlotte Henshaw and Laura Sugar will attempt to defend their VL2, KL2 and KL3 titles respectively.

Jeanette Chippington, who made her Paralympic debut in Para-swimming in Seoul 1988, will compete in her eighth Games after also being named.

Jack Eyers and Ed Clifton will make their Paralympic debuts in Paris.

“This is a life-long dream of mine,” Eyers said. “Making it to Paris and getting to call myself a Paralympian means everything to me.

“I’ve worked incredibly hard the last three years to earn my place on the team and I can’t wait to get out to Paris and showcase what I can do on the biggest stage.”

The Para-canoe events will take place from 6-8 September.

Full squad: Emma Wiggs, Jeanette Chippington, Charlotte Henshaw, Laura Sugar, Rob Oliver, Dave Phillipson, Hope Gordon, Jack Eyers, Ed Clifton

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