Sam Redgrave

Samantha Redgrave

Rower - Women's Squad
Club: Leander Club/Norwich RC
Height: 185 cm
Hometown: Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Frinton-on-Sea (Essex) and Norwich

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Intro

Sam grew up in Gateshead, moved to Frinton when she was 12/13 and went to University in Norwich where she lived and worked for seven years.

Sam started rowing at the University of East Anglia in 2013 where she first fell in love with the sport. She rowed intermittently for the following few years while working in the Norfolk and Norwich hospital as an assistant practitioner until her coach at Norwich Rowing Club persuaded her to trial for GB in 2018/2019. Since then, she’s won multiple medals at World Rowing Cups, European Championships and Henley Royal Regatta in pairs, fours and eights. She became world champion in the women’s four in 2022.

Sam loves to bring her favourite game shows to life and so far has hosted games of Taskmaster (with Jess Leyden as co-host) and Traitors during training camps. She is also the head of the Taylor Swift fan club at the National Training Centre in Caversham.

She is not related to Steve Redgrave.

On The Water

GB Competitive Record
Year Event Result Boat
2024 World Rowing Cup II
Lucerne, SUI
Gold W4-
2024 European Rowing Championships
Szeged, HUN
Gold W4-
2024 World Rowing Cup I
Varese, ITA
Gold W4-
2023 World Rowing Cup II
Varese, ITA
Silver W4-
2023 European Rowing Championships
Bled, SLO
Silver W8+
2022 World Rowing Championships
Racice, CZE
Gold W4-
2022 European Rowing Championships
Munich, GER
Gold W4-
2022 European Rowing Championships
Munich, GER
Silver W8+
2022 World Rowing Cup III
Lucerne, SUI
Gold W4-
2022 World Rowing Cup I
Belgrade, SRB
Gold W4-
2021 World Rowing Cup III
Sabaudia, ITA
Bronze W2- (GBR2)
Year:
2024
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Lucerne, SUI
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2024
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Szeged, HUN
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2024
Event:
World Rowing Cup I
Varese, ITA
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2023
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Varese, ITA
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2023
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Bled, SLO
Result:
Boat:
W8+
Year:
2022
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Racice, CZE
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2022
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Munich, GER
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2022
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Munich, GER
Result:
Boat:
W8+
Year:
2022
Event:
World Rowing Cup III
Lucerne, SUI
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2022
Event:
World Rowing Cup I
Belgrade, SRB
Result:
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2021
Event:
World Rowing Cup III
Sabaudia, ITA
Result:
Boat:
W2- (GBR2)