The Team

In total, 56 Olympic and Paralympic rowers will be competing at Rio 2016, 35 men and 21 women.


47 athletes make up the Olympic rowing squad and nine make up the Paralympic rowing squad.

Here’s some quick facts about our rowers in Rio. For more information about the team, visit the Meet the Team section of our website.

    • Rachel Morris (left below) is the oldest member of the Paralympic squad and Lauren Rowles (right below) is the youngest member of the Paralympic squad.
  • There are 28 debutants in the Olympic and Paralympic squad.

Paralympic Squad

Women’s Single Scull (ASW1x)
Rachel Morris

Men’s Single Scull (ASM1x)
Tom Aggar

Mixed Double Sculls (TAMix2x)
Lauren Rowles
Laurence Whiteley

Mixed Coxed Four (LTAMix4+)
Oliver James (cox)
Grace Clough
James Fox
Pam Relph
Daniel Brown

Olympic Men's Squad


Crew List
Men’s Coxless Pair (M2-)

Alan Sinclair

Stewart Innes

Men’s Coxless Four  (M4-)

Alex Gregory

Mohamed Sbihi

George Nash

Constantine Louloudis

Men’s Eight (M8+)

Scott Durant

Tom Ransley

Andrew T Hodge

Matt Gotrel

Pete Reed

Paul Bennett

Matt Langridge

Will Satch

Phelan Hill (cox)

Men’s Single (M1x)

Alan Campbell

Men’s Double (M2x)

Jonathan Walton

John Collins

Men’s Quad (M4x)

Peter Lambert

Sam Townsend

Angus Groom

Jack Beaumont

Men’s spares

Nathaniel Reilly O’Donnell

Mat Tarrant

Men’s Lightweight Four (LM4-)

Chris Bartley

Mark Aldred

Jono Clegg

Peter Chambers

Men’s Lightweight Double Scull  (LM2x)

Will Fletcher

Richard Chambers

Lightweight Men’s spare

Sam Scrimgeour

Olympic Women's Squad

Women’s Pair (W2-)

Helen Glover

Heather Stanning

Women’s Eight (W8+)

Katie Greves

Melanie Wilson

Frances Houghton

Polly Swann

Jessica Eddie

Olivia Carnegie-Brown

Karen Bennett

Zoe Lee

Zoe de Toledo (cox)

Women’s Double (W2x)

Victoria Thornley

Katherine Grainger

Women’s open-weight reserve

Vicki Meyer-Laker

Women’s Lightweight Double Scull (LW2x)

Charlotte Taylor

Katherine Copeland

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Rowing is a sport that is open to all. Many of our rowers in Rio learned to row at university or down at their local club. Some of them came into the squad through the GB Rowing Team Talent ID and Development programme called START, hosted both at clubs and universities. Below is a map…

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Past Games

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