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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: 22nd Sep 1994 (26 years old)
Club: Leander Club Height: 193cm Hometown: Cheltenham
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Medallist at junior and U23 level, Tom George made his senior international debut at the 2017 World Cup in Lucerne.
Princeton University student Tom George learnt to row at Radley College and was first selected to represent Great Britain in 2012, when he won a bronze medal in the men’s eight at the World Rowing Junior Championships.
He went on to earn a spot on the U23 team in 2014, 2015 and 2016; his best result was an impressive silver medal in the men’s four at the 2016 World Rowing U23 Championships in Rotterdam.
Tom made his senior debut in the men’s eight at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne and went on to finish fifth in the men’s pair with Tom Jeffery at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton.
He has been part of the men’s eight for the 2018 and 2019 seasons, winning two World Cup silver medals, European silver, two World Championships bronze medals and World Cup gold.
Tom is a former rugby player and a big sports fan, who grew up going to Kingsholm to watch Gloucester. He describes himself as a coffee connoisseur and enjoys Shakespeare and art. He studied politics at Princeton University.
There were more signs of an exciting future for the GB Rowing Team as senior and development rowers impressed at the Henley Royal Regatta.