Sprint Kayaking | Jessica Walker
Jessica Walker is a women’s K1 200m and K4 500m sprint kayaker and was selected for Team GB at London 2012 in both events. In 2008 Jess competed in the Beijing Olympic Games at the age of 18, where she finished 17th in the women’s K2 500m in Beijing.
Since then, she has won medals at the Australian Youth Olympic Games, European Championships and World Cup series. At the World Championships in 2011, she finished 7th in the K1 200m and helped qualify the K4 500m boat for the London 2012 Olympic Games, just narrowly missing out on a medal.
OLYMPIC GAMES K2 500m – 17th
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS K1 200m – 10th
ICF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS K4 500m – 4th; K1 200m – 7th
ICF WORLD CUPS WC3 Duisburg: K2 1000m – Bronze K2 500m – 4th
ICF WORLD CUPS WC1 Poznan: K1 200m – 15th WC2 Duisburg: K1 200m – 10th K4 500m – 5th
ICF WORLD CUPS
K4 500m – Silver
K1 200m – Bronze
K4 500m – Gold K1 200m – 5th
K1 200m Relay – 5th
K2 500m – 9th K2 200m – 7th
K4 500m – 6th K1 200m – 8th
K4 500m – 4th
HOBBIES Favourite TV Show – Lie to Me Like Tea and Coffee a lot.