British Canoeing

12/09/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/09/2019 06:20

Hannah Brown wins wildwater gold at China Open

Former two-time wildwater World Champion Hannah Brown claimed gold at the 2019 Wildwater China Open over the weekend.

Racing in Panzhihua, China, Hannah topped the K1 women's leaderboard with a time of 83.33, over two seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. It's Hannah's first international wildwater medal since bronze at the 2017 World Championships, after narrowly missing out on the medals at the 2019 World Championships in La Seu, Spain.

In the same race, Lydia Oxtoby finished 6th in a time of 97.26.

Elsewhere, Ben Oakley finished 10th in the men's K1, whilst Fred Brown and Francis Huntingford took 11th and 15th.