Danielle Woodward

1965 -

Danielle Woodward’s silver medal in the women’s K1 slalom in Barcelona was a history-making achievement. The Victorian kayaker became the first Australian woman to win a canoe/kayak medal at the Olympics, as well as the first Australian to win a medal in a slalom event. Woodward went on to compete at the next two Olympics, placing 12th in 1996 and 8th in Sydney. She has since served as a leading administrator in her sport.

Olympic Results

2000 Sydney

K-1 - Women
Final 261.89 pts 8th
Qualifying 313.80 pts 14th
Final Placing 8 / 15

1996 Atlanta

K-1 - Women
Final +8.11 177.60 12
Final Placing 12 / 30

1992 Barcelona

K-1 - Women
Final 128.27 2
Final Placing 2 / 26