Victoria Meyer-Laker

 Victoria Meyer-Laker

At the World Rowing Championships in Chungju Vicki raced with Frances Houghton in the women's double scull finishing 4th overall.

During the 2013 World Cup Season, Vickiraced in the women's double scull and the women's eight in Sydney finishing 3rd and 4th respectively. For the 2nd and 3rd Regattas she raced in the women's double scull with Frances Houghton winning Gold at Eton Dorney and finishing 5th in Lucerne.

At the 2013 GB Rowing Team Senior & U23 Trials held on 20/21 April at Caversham, Vicki came 6th in the women's single scull.

At the 2012 European Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy, Vicki raced in the women's eight. The crew had a good battle with the Italian crew and finished with a strong bronze medal.

For the first World Cup of the 2012 season in Belgrade, Vicki won a bronze medal in the women's eight with Jo Cook, Olivia Whitlam, Emily Taylor, Jessica Eddie, Lindsey Maguire, Katie Greves, Olivia Carnegie-Brown and (cox) Caroline O'Connor.

At the 2011 European Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, Vicki raced in the women's eight, finishing 4th.

In 2010, Vicki was selected for the quad at the World Rowing U23 Championships in Brest, Belarus, finishing 7th. The previous year, she also competed in Brest for the 2009 European Championships, her first International regatta, where she finished 7th in the women's eight.

When she gets the chance, Vicki loves going back to Scotland, mucking in with the farm work, riding horses, catching up with friends and going hill-walking. Before taking up rowing, she worked in Austria as a ski instructor.

Vicki is Lottery Funded through UK Sport.

Place of Birth: Barnstaple
Current Address: Henley-on-Thames
Home Town: Premnay
Region(s): Aberdeenshire
Personal information
Date of Birth: 18th March 1988
Height: 191cm
Education: Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen; King's School Canterbury; University of Nottingham
Rowing information
Club: Leander Club
Boat: Women's Squad
Role: Rower

Paul Thompson

Learnt to Row: Nottingham University BC
Original Club(s): Nottingham RC
Original Coach(es):

Chris Thomas, Dez Atkins

GB Competitive Record
This Season's Results
World Rowing Championships


4th W2x
World Rowing U23 Championships
2010 8th W4x
European Rowing Championships
2012 Bronze W8+
2011 4th W8+
2009 7th W8+
GB Rowing Team Senior Trials
2013 6th W1x
2012 9th W1x