Past Games

Rowing is one of Britain’s most successful Olympic Sports. The British Rowing’s team has won 63 medals in total, up to, and including London 2012.

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Paralympics

Rowing has been part of the Paralympic Programme since 2008, with the first Games regatta held at Beijing 2008. Since rowing joined the Paralympic Programme, Britain has won four Paralympic medals, up to, and including London 2012.

In total, 17 rowers have represented Britain at the Paralympic Games.

CountryMedalsTotal

Great Britain
Three
Zero
One
Four
Country:

Great Britain
Medals:
Three
Zero
One
Total:
Four

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Olympics

Rowing is GB’s most continuously successful sport at the Games of recent decades and the only British sport to have won a gold at every Games since 1984. Our total medal tally from the Olympics, including Rio 2016, is as below:

CountryMedalsTotal

Great Britain
31
24
13
68
Country:

Great Britain
Medals:
31
24
13
Total:
68

The London 2012 Olympic Games was British Rowing’s most successful of all time, with nine medals won and all 13 boats reaching their respective finals. At Rio 2016, Great Britain once again topped the medal table:

RankCountryMedalsTotalRank by Total
1
Great Britain
Three
Two
Zero
Five1
2
Germany
Two
One
Zero
Three2
2
New Zealand
Two
One
Zero
Three2
Rank:
1
Country:

Great Britain
Medals:
Three
Two
Zero
Total:
Five
Rank by Total:
1
Rank:
2
Country:

Germany
Medals:
Two
One
Zero
Total:
Three
Rank by Total:
2
Rank:
2
Country:

New Zealand
Medals:
Two
One
Zero
Total:
Three
Rank by Total:
2

In total, 487 rowers have represented Britain at the Olympic Games, 386 men and 101 women, up to and including London 2012.

Tom James, Steve Williams, Andrew Triggs Hodge and Pete Reed won men's four gold at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

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