Hannah Davis


Hannah Davis & Jo Brigden-Jones
2013 National Sprint Championships
Photograph:Sportscene

DOB:  11/08/1985
Lives:  Adelaide, South Australia
Institute/Academy:  AIS / SASI
Club:  Holdfast Bay Canoe Club
Coach:  Nathan Luce

Years on senior team? 7 years

Nickname:
Han, Shevs, Davo
When/Where/Why did you begin the sport? I was identified through the SASI talent identification program in late 1999.
Greatest Sporting Achievement? Olympic Bronze medal - Women’s K4 500m at Beijing 2008.
What are your future goals? To win an Olympic Gold medal at London 2012.
What keeps you busy outside of Kayaking? Surf Life Saving, friends, family, politics and foreign affairs.
Greatest Influence on your career? My family.
Which competitor do you respect/fear most? I don't fear any of them, but I have respect for them all.
Who inspires you? Jake Donaghey
Favourite Olympic childhood memory? The lighting of the Olympic Flame at the Sydney Olympic Opening Ceremony.
Best Advice you have ever received? Go out there and enjoy it... (thanks Mum x)
Education/Employment? I completed my Masters of Arts (International Relations) at the University of Adelaide, December 2011.

Awards
2012/08 - Individual Award from Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation.
2012/08 - South Australian Young Achiever for the Year (Sports Category).
2011 - ICF Athlete of the Month (May)
2011 - Finalist The Advertiser/Channel 7 South Australian Sports Star of the Year.
2011/08/07 - SASI Canoe-Kayak Program Athlete of the Year.
2008 - Amy-Gillet Safe Memorial Award winner for dedication to training and in pursuit of excellence.

Results
2014

1st (K2 200) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)
6th (K1 500) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)
7th (K1 200) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)

2013
7th (K4 500) - ICF World Championships (Duisburg, GER)
1st (K2 200) - National Championships (Champion Lakes, WA)
2nd (K2 500) - National Championships (Champion Lakes, WA)
5th (K1 500) - National Championships (Champion Lakes, WA)

2012
6th SF (K4 500m) - Olympic Games (London, GBR)
4th (K4 500m) - ICF World Cup 3 (Moscow, RUS)
6th (K1 200m) - ICF World Cup 3 (Moscow, RUS)
6th (K4 500m) - ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)
1st (K4 500m) - Oceania Championships (SIRC, NSW)
1st (K4 500m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
2nd (K2 500m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
2nd (K1 200m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
3rd (K1 200m) - Oceania Championships (SIRC, NSW)
3rd (K2 500m) - Oceania Championships (SIRC, NSW)

2011
3rd (K2 200m) - World Championships (Szeged, HUN)
3rd (K4 500m) - ICF World Cup 1 (Poznan, POL)
5th (K4 500m) - World Championships (Szeged, HUN)
5th (K4 500m) - ICF World Cup 2 (Racice, CZE)
5th (4xK1 200m Relay) - World Championships (Szeged, Hungary)
7th (K4 500m) - ICF World Cup 3 (Duisburg, GER)
9th (K2 500m) - ICF World Cup 3 (Duisburg, GER)
1st (K4 500m) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)
2nd (K1 200m) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)
2nd (K1 500m) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)
2nd (K2 200m) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)
3rd (K2 500m) - National Championships (West Lakes, SA)

2010
1st (K1 200m) - Grand Prix 1 (West Lakes, SA)
1st (K2 200m) - Grand Prix 1 (West Lakes, SA)
1st (K4 200m) - Grand Prix 1 (West Lakes, SA)
1st (K1 500m) - Grand Prix 1 (West Lakes, SA)
1st (K2 500m) - Grand Prix 1 (West Lakes, SA)
1st (K4 500m) - Grand Prix 1 (West Lakes, SA)
2nd (K1 200m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
2nd (K1 200m) - Oceania Open (SIRC, NSW)

2009
1st (K4 500m) - National Championships (Perth, WA)
1st (K4 200m) - National Championships (Perth, WA)
1st (K2 200m) - National Championships (Perth, WA)
1st (K2 500m) - National Championships (Perth, WA)
2nd (K1 200m) - National Championships (Perth, WA)

2008
3rd (K4 500) - Olympic Games (Beijing, CHN)
6th (K2 500) - Olympic Games (Beijing, CHN)
3rd (K2 500) - World Cup (Duisburg, GER)
1st (K2 500) - National Championships
1st (K4 500) - National Championships
2nd (K1 200) - National Championships

2007
2nd (K4 500m) - World Cup (Gerardmer, FRA)
1st (K1 500m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
1st (K1 200m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
1st (K4 500m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
1st (K4 200m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)
2nd (K2 500m) - National Championships (SIRC, NSW)