Ellen Buttrick

Rower // Para-Rowing Squad
Date of Birth: 3rd Aug 1995 (24 years old)
Club: Leeds Rowing Club
Height: 177cm
Hometown: Leeds

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Only 12 months after she first attended a Para-rowing Talent ID day, Ellen Buttrick became a World Champion in the PR3 Mixed Coxed Four.

She subsequently defended her title at the 2019 World Championships in Linz, Austria and now has her sights set firmly on being selected for the 2020 Paralympic Games.

On The Water

GB Competitive Record

World Rowing Championships
2019 PR3 Mix 4+
2018 PR3 Mix 4+
World Rowing Championships:
2019
PR3 Mix 4+
World Rowing Championships:
2018
PR3 Mix 4+

Beyond the Boat

Before joining the Great Britain Rowing Team Ellen studied Geography at Northumbria University and following graduation enjoyed working in the UK and Europe. She enjoys spending time outdoors, with friends and family, visiting new places and gaining knowledge and skills.

Alongside her training, Ellen supports refugees and asylum seekers across the Thames Valley with the Oxford based charity, Sanctuary Hosting. She also volunteers with Girlguiding UK, where she has been a member since joining Brownies, aged 7.