Oliver Stanhope

Oliver Stanhope MBE

Rower - Para-Rowing Squad
Date of Birth: 30th May 1998 (24 years old)
Club: Molesey BC
Height: 187 cm
Hometown: Hampton

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Intro

Ollie Stanhope is Paralympic Champion, three-time World Champion and two-times European Champion in the PR3 mixed coxed four (PR3 Mix4+).

Ollie started rowing at Walton RC in 2008 before taking up the sport at Hampton School in 2014. He raced in the Temple Challenge Cup at HRR in 2015 before moving up to the first eight to contest the Princess Elizabeth Challenge Cup in 2016. In 2017 Ollie raced with Molesey in the Thames Cup ahead of successfully breaking into the PR3 4+.

He is currently studying for a BSc in Real Estate Management at Oxford Brookes University.

His parents, Richard and Rachel, are both former GB Rowing Team members.

 

On The Water

GB Competitive Record
Year Event Position Boat
2019 World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Gold PR3 Mix4+
2018 World Rowing Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
Gold PR3 Mix4+
2018 World Rowing Cup II
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Gold PR3 M2-
2017 World Rowing Championships
Sarasota-Bradenton, USA
Gold PR3 Mix4+
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Position:
Boat:
PR3 Mix4+
Year:
2018
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
Position:
Boat:
PR3 Mix4+
Year:
2018
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Position:
Boat:
PR3 M2-
Year:
2017
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Sarasota-Bradenton, USA
Position:
Boat:
PR3 Mix4+

Beyond The Boat

What’s the most played song in your library? Mercury – Dave

Favourite film / TV show? Black Hawk Down, Game of Thrones

If you weren’t a rower, what would you be? Coaching it, or staring at buildings.

What do you do in your spare time? Pretend to study for my degree, walk my dog or getting annoyed at Call of Duty

Which sports teams do you follow? Arsenal FC, INEOS Grenadiers and England Rugby

If you could compete in a different Olympic / Paralympic sport, what would it be? Triathlon – tough sport with a lot of intricacy to it.

Who would be your four famous dream dinner party guests? Eddie Jones, Luke Rowe, Jordan Henderson, The Queen