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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 Date of Birth: 13th Jun 1991 (31 years old)
Club: Worcester RC Height: 184cm Hometown: Kaunas, Lithuania/Worcester
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Giedre became World Champion in the PR3 Mix4+ in 2017 and won the title again in 2019. She won gold at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, and is also a reigning European Champion in that boat class, which she won in 2021 and 2022.
Giedre 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 where she rowed. In her final year of study Giedre began coaching at Hereford Cathedral School, taking on the lead coaching role on graduation.
Giedre continued to row competitively at Worcester RC, winning a silver medal at the British Indoor Rowing Championships in 2015 before making the semi finals of Senior doubles at Henley Women’s Regatta and qualifying for the new women’s doubles event at Henley Royal Regatta 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