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The GB Rowing Team is the high performance arm of British Rowing. Rowing is the nation’s most continuously successful Olympic sport, having won a gold medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, and has won six Paralympic golds since the sport was introduced to the Paralympic Games programme in 2008.
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Rower // Para-Rowing Squad
Club: Worcester Rowing Club Hometown: Worcester
Alongside James Fox, Ellen Buttrick, Ollie Stanhope and cox Erin Kennedy, Giedre won the PR3 Mix4+ world title in 2019, adding the European title in 2021.
She started rowing in 2006 in Kaunas, Lithuania. She moved to the UK in 2011, taking up residence in Worcester to study Sports Coaching Science at Worcester University and rowing for the university. In her final year of study Giedre began coaching at Hereford Cathedral School, taking on the lead coaching role upon graduation. Giedre continued to row competitively through Worcester Rowing Club winning a silver medal at BRIC in 2015 before making the semi finals of Senior doubles at Women’s Henley and qualifying for the new women’s doubles event at HRR in 2017.
Films/TV: Coach Carter
Dream dinner guests: Arnold Schwarzeneger
If I wasn’t a rower: Basketballer
Sports I’d like to compete in: Cycling