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Rower // Women's Squad Date of Birth: 18th Aug 1994 (26 years old)
Club: Imperial College Boat Club Height: 179cm Hometown: Newbury
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Georgia Francis made her senior international debut in 2017, winning the B final of the double sculls t the European Rowing Championships in Racice.
She raced in the same boat at the World Cup regattas in Poznan and Lucerne, finishing eighth and 13th respectively.
Francis competed at three consecutive World Rowing U23 Championships. In 2014 she won an impressive silver medal in the women’s eights; she finished fourth in the women’s double sculls in 2015; and eighth in the women’s quad sculls in 2016.
Moving into the senior squad for 2017, Francis rowed with Emily Carmichael in the double sculls at the European Championships and World Cups two and three before being selected as a sculling spare to the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton.
Francis is a very keen sportsperson. She once competed in pentathlon pistol shooting, and hopes to continue her involvement in sport through a career as a sports nutritionist one day.
Her top holiday destination is Vienna, and Franco Manca pizza is her go-to post-competition dinner.
She is Lottery funded through UK Sport.
British Rowing has announced two more senior crews for the 2016 World Rowing Championships, completing selection for this month’s regatta in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.