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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 (30 years old)
Club: Worcester Rowing Club Hometown: Worcester
Giedre made an outstanding debut performance as a member of the GB Rowing Team, winning gold in the PR3Mix 4+ at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota.
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.
Away from rowing Giedre has a keen interest in art, particularly drawing.