Daniel Watkins books his ticket to Tokyo

Daniel’s dreams of competing at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have become a reality at the 2020 Australian Open Canoe Slalom. Daniel progressed through to the C1 final as the only Australian and secured the top spot on the overall Paddle Australia C1 selection rankings in the process.

After the race Daniel said he experienced ‘a lot of relief and lots of emotions.’

After the Australian Olympic Committee announced Daniel’s selection into the Australian Olympic team Daniel said, “Making the Olympic Team means everything to me, it can change your life forever. It’s the pinnacle of our sport and I’m still overwhelmed.

Congratulations Daniel – a fantastic achievement!

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Photo credit: Paddle Australia