Alumni Ryan Hunt Selected to represent Great Britain Canoeing

Posted by lcj11 at Feb 26, 2018 11:35 AM |
Recent University of Leicester Interdisciplinary Science graduate and sports scholar, Ryan Hunt has recently been officially announced by Great Britain to represent the nation at the U23 World Championships and the Senior World Cup teams this summer in Austria, Switzerland and Germany respectively.

In the official press release, British coaching commented that “the coaching team and the selection committee were impressed by the high level of competition for this year’s teams and the obvious rise in standards each year. The committee are delighted to be able to select a national team that will be both competitive and striving to improve”

This will not be Ryan’s first Great Britain selection, whilst a student and sports scholar at the university Ryan was previously selected for the Great Britain Wild Water 2017 World Championships.

Ryan’s post-graduation Great Britain selections pay homage to the University’s excellent sports scholarship programme. Since its creation the programme has enabled elite athletes to develop and thrive whilst studying at the University.

Everyone at Sport and Active Life and the University of Leicester wishes Ryan luck in his pursuit for medal at the World Championships and World Cups.

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