Giedre Rakauskaite MBE

Rower // Para-Rowing Squad
Club: Worcester Rowing Club
Hometown: Worcester

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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.

On The Water

GB Competitive Record

Year Event Position Boat
2019 World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
PR3 Mix4+
2017 World Rowing Championships
Sarasota-Bradenton, USA
PR3 Mix4+
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Position:
Boat:
PR3 Mix4+
Year:
2017
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Sarasota-Bradenton, USA
Position:
Boat:
PR3 Mix4+

Beyond the Boat

Films/TV: Coach Carter

Dream dinner guests: Arnold Schwarzeneger

If I wasn’t a rower: Basketballer

Sports I’d like to compete in: Cycling