Ed McKeever

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward Daniel "Ed"•McKeever
Used nameEd•McKeever
Nick/petnamesThe Usain Bolt of the Water
Born27 August 1983 in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England (GBR)
Measurements173 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsBradford on Avon Canoe Club, Bradford-on-Avon (GBR)
NOC Great Britain
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Ed McKeever had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 2010 K1 200 m, 2nd 2010 K1 4×200 m (with Jon Schofield, Liam Heath, and the non-Olympian Edward Cox), 2nd 2011 K1 200 m, 3rd 2014 K1 200 m, 3rd 2014 K1 4×200 m (with Liam Heath, Jon Schofield, and the non-Olympian Kristian Reeves).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2012 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) GBR Ed McKeever
Kayak Singles, 200 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

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