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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 // Men's Squad Date of Birth: 28th Feb 1995 (27 years old)
Club: Leander Club Height: 197cm Hometown: Oxford
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Sholto Carnegie rowed for Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games and is reigning European Champion in the men's eight (M8+).
After learning to row at City of Oxford RC aged 13, Sholto made his GB debut as a junior in 2013, finishing fifth in the junior men’s double sculls (JM2x). He went on to win U23 World Championships silver as part of the men’s eight and men’s four in 2016 and 2017.
Sholto graduated from Yale University in 2018 and first rowed for GB as a senior that summer at the World Cup III regatta. He became European Champion in 2019 in the men’s four (M4-), before going on to win the bronze medal at the World Championships that year and then finishing fourth at the Olympic Regatta in Tokyo in the same event in 2021.
He retained his European title in the M4- in 2021, and took gold again at the European Rowing Championships in 2022, this time in the men’s eight (M8+).
Music: Sam Fender
Hobbies: Surfing, Cycling
Sports I follow: Manchester United
If I wasn’t a rower…. Cyclist
Sports I’d like to compete in… Cycling TT, and I’d like to learn how to sail and sail around the world