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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.
GB Rowing Team
Rower // Women's Squad Date of Birth: 29th Nov 1996 (26 years old)
Club: Leander Club Height: 175 cm Hometown: Chalfont St. Peter
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Heidi Long is reigning European Champion in the women's coxless four (W4-).
She learned to row as a junior at Marlow RC and represented GB at the World Rowing Junior Championships in 2014. During three years in the U23 team she won silver medals in the women’s eight (BW8+) in 2016 and pair (BW2-) in 2018.
Heidi’s first senior team appearance was at the World Cup III regatta in 2021, where finished fourth. She was selected for the women’s four (W4-) in 2022 and has enjoyed an unbeaten record this season, winning gold at World Cups I and III and at the European Rowing Championships, where her crew doubled up in the eight for the silver medal.
Heidi has won Henley Royal Regatta in all three elite women’s sweep events (Hambledon, Town and Remenham). She won the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Rowing Scholar Athlete of the Year award in 2019.
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