Bridgitte Hartley, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Bridgitte Hartley

South African canoeist

Date of Birth: 14-Jul-1983

Place of Birth: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Profession: kayaker

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Bridgitte Hartley

  • Bridgitte Ellen Hartley (born 14 July 1983) is a South African sprint canoer who has competed since the late 2000s.
  • She won a bronze medal in the K-1 1000 m event at the 2009 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Dartmouth.
  • Three years later, at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Bridgitte again won the bronze medal, this time in the K-1 (Kayak Singles – Women) 500m event.
  • In August 2014, she replicated her Olympic form, and at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow she picked up a third career bronze model in international competition.
  • Hartley became the first person from both South Africa and the African continent to medal at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.
  • Hartley also competed in the K-2 500 m event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but was eliminated in the semifinals.Hartley competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
  • In the women's K-1 200 m event, she finished in 13th place.
  • In the women's K-1 500 m event, she finished in 16th place.

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