Champions to attend official relaunch of Lee Valley centre, which was used during London 2012.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott on their way to a gold medal at Lee Valley White Water Centre Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott on their way to a gold medal at Lee Valley White Water Centre

An Olympics water sports venue is set to reopen next week.

The Lee Valley White Water Centre, near Waltham Abbey, will be officially relaunched on February 27.

The centre underwent a £6.3 million refurbishment and will now be used as a permanent base for Great Britain's competing canoeists.

World Champions David Florence and Richard Hounslow will be at the event alongside London 2012 Paralympics gold medallists Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie.

The centre will host the International Canoe Federation Canoe Slalom World Cup on June 6.

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5:36pm Mon 17 Feb 14

TTMAN says...

How the hell did they manage to spend that much on a refurb. Surely when it was built the plans should have encompassed future use and just a lick of paint and change the filters was all that should have been needed.
How the hell did they manage to spend that much on a refurb. Surely when it was built the plans should have encompassed future use and just a lick of paint and change the filters was all that should have been needed. TTMAN
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