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Kate Johnson

Kate Johnson About Rower who won a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens in the eights event. Other Informations She made her first international appearance when she was 15. She won a gold medal at the 2002 FISA World Rowing Championships. She was born in Denver, Colorado. At the 2004 Olympics she …

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Lindsay Shoop

Lindsay Shoop About Rower who won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in the eights competition. Other Informations She attended the University of Virginia, where she joined the rowing team as a junior. She won back to back gold medals at the World Rowing Championships, in 2006 and 2007. She was born in Charlottesville, …

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Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann About Olympic rower who took home the silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. She carried the Canadian flag in the games’ opening ceremonies. Other Informations She was born in Toronto Township and started winning medals in 1976. She nearly lost a leg while training for the 1992 Olympics but ended …

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Helen Glover

Helen Glover About British Olympic rower who won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics, the first woman in her country’s history to do so. Along with partner Heather Stanning, she holds Olympic, European, and World records in her sport. Other Informations A talented multi-sport athlete growing up, she excelled at running and hockey. She …

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Marieke Westerhof

Marieke Westerhof About Retired rower who won a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, competing in the women’s coxed eight. Other Informations She competed in rowing competitions during her high school days. She finished sixth in the women’s eight at the 1996 Olympics. She grew up in Denekamp, Overijssel. Leontien van Moorsel …

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Mary Whipple

Mary Whipple About Rower who is the coxswain, she won back-to-back gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics in the eights event. Other Informations She attended the University of Washington, where she won back-to-back NCAA Championships in the eights event. In 2011 she won her first World Championships gold medal. She has an identical …

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Matthew Pinsent

Matthew Pinsent About English rower who won 10 world championship gold medals in addition to four consecutive Olympic gold medals. Other Informations He started competitively rowing in the 1987 Junior World Rowing Championships. He became a BBC broadcaster after retiring from rowing. He married businesswoman Demetra Koutsoukos. He went to China to inspect the gymnastics …

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Matthew Wells

Matthew Wells About Rower who won a bronze medal in the men’s double sculls at the 2008 Olympics and silver in the same event at the 2010 World Championships. Other Informations He graduated from Queen Elizabeth High School. He won bronze at the 2006 World Championships in the double sculls. He grew up with a …

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Kucsera Gabor

Kucsera Gabor About Hungarian sprint canoeist who competed in the 500 and 1000 meters at the 2008 Olympic Games, where he finished in fourth in both events. Other Informations He first competed at the World Championships in 2005, winning gold in the 1000 meters. He repeated his performance in 2006. He was suspended in 2015 …

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Monica Tranel-Michini

Monica Tranel-Michini About Rower who competed in the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. Other Informations She experienced her first international success in 1993, when she won a bronze medal at the World Rowing Championships. She won a gold medal at the 1995 World Rowing Championships. She was born in Big Horn, Wyoming. She is one …

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Pertti Karppinen

Pertti Karppinen About Finnish rower who won three Olympic gold medals in the single scull event at the 1976, 1980, and 1984 Olympics. Other Informations He entered his first Olympics in 1976, where he began his string of three straight golds in the single scull event. He competed in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics but …

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James Tomkins

James Tomkins About Australian rower who is a seven-time World Champion and three-time Olympic gold medalist, having competed in three Olympics. Other Informations He was encouraged to pursue rowing by a Carey Baptist Grammar School coach, and after realizing how much he loved being in the water, he decided to pursue it full time. He …