Murray Stewart

National team: Olympic / Senior

DOB:  02/07/1986
Lives:  Sydney, New South Wales
Institute/Academy:  AIS / NSWIS
Club:  Manly Warringah Kayak Club
Coach:  Jake Michael
Nickname: Muzza

  • When/Where/Why did you begin kayaking? I began kayaking at the beginning of 2007 as a means for improving my surf ski paddling.
  • Greatest Sporting Achievement? London Olympic K4 1000 Gold at Eton Dorney.
  • What keeps you busy outside of Kayaking? I have recently completed a Masters of Architecture at University of Sydney.
  • Greatest Influence on Career? My family.
  • Which athlete do you respect/fear the most? Adam van Koeverden.
  • Who inspires you? My family inspires me.
  • Favourite Olympic memory? Australian men’s 4×100 Freestyle gold in Sydney.
  • Favourite Australian Personality? John Eales.
  • Best Advice you’ve ever received? When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.

Website: www.murraystewart.com


International Results

2018
4th (K1 1000) – ICF World Cup 1 (Szeged, HUN)
5th (K1 500) – ICF World Cup 1 (Szeged, HUN)
6th (K1 500) – ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)
10th (K1 1000) – ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)

2017
10th (K1 1000) – ICF World Championships (Racice, CZE)

2016
4th (K1 1000) – Olympic Games (Rio, BRA)

2015
6th (K1 1000) – ICF World Championships (Milan, ITA)
1st (K4 1000) – ICF World Cup 1 (Montemor-o-Velho, POR)
2nd (K1 1000) – ICF World Cup 1 (Montemor-o-Velho, POR)
5th (K1 1000) – ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)
5th (K4 1000) – ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)

2014
5th (K1 1000) – ICF World Championships (Moscow, RUS)
10th (K4 1000) – ICF World Championships (Moscow, RUS)
1st (K4 1000) – ICF World Cup 3 (Szeged, HUN)
2nd (K1 1000) – ICF World Cup 3 (Szeged, HUN)
2nd (K2 1000) – ICF World Cup 1 (Milan, ITA)
5th (K1 1000) – ICF World Cup 2 (Racice, CZE)
5th (K4 1000) – ICF World Cup 2 (Racice, CZE)

2013
3rd (K4 1000) – ICF World Championships (Duisburg, GER)
5th (K2 1000) – ICF World Championships (Duisburg, GER)

2012
1st (K4 1000m) – Olympic Games (London, GBR)
16th (K1 1000m) – Olympic Games (London, GBR)
19th (K1 200m) – Olympic Games (London, GBR)
1st (K1 500m) – ICF World Cup 3 (Moscow, RUS)
2nd (K1 1000m) – ICF World Cup 3 (Moscow, RUS)
2nd (K4 1000m) – ICF World Cup 3 (Moscow, RUS)
7th (K1 200m) – ICF World Cup 3 (Moscow, RUS)
4th (K4 1000m) – ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)
5th (K1 1000m) – ICF World Cup 2 (Duisburg, GER)

2011
2nd (K4 1000m) – ICF World Championships (Szeged, HUN)
2nd (K2 1000m) – ICF World Cup 2 (Racice, CZE)
2nd (K4 1000m) – ICF World Cup 2 (Racice, CZE)
3rd (K4 1000m) – ICF World Cup 3 (Duisburg, GER)
4th (K2 1000m) – ICF World Cup 3 (Duisburg, GER)

2010
2nd (K4 1000m) – World Cup 3 (Duisburg, GER)
5th (K2 500m) – World Championships (Poznan, POL)
5th (K4 1000m) – World Championships (Poznan, POL)

2009
4th (K2 1000m) – World Championships (Racice, CZE)
5th (K1 500m) – World Championships (Racice, CZE)
5th (K4 200m) – World Championships (Poznan, POL)
5th (K1 1000m) – World Championships (Poznan, POL)
7th (K2 500m) – World Championships (Poznan, POL)