athlete

Katie Greves

Katie has represented GB at junior, U23 and senior level.

She is a member of the women’s squad and is likely to concentrate on crew sculling in 2009.

In the 2008 World Cup series Katie raced in the eight and was selected in that boat class for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games finishing 5th.

She has represented GB in the women’s eight at the three preceding World Rowing Championships winning bronze in 2007, finishing 8th in 2006 and 5th in 2005.

Katie learnt to row at Headington School. She won bronze in the women’s four at the World Junior Championships in 1999 and represented GB three times at U23 level, winning bronze in the pair in 2003, finishing 4th in the four in 2001 and 7th in the single in 2004.

Katie was vice–captain of University of London Boat Club from 2003–4 and graduated in Literature in 2004. She recently announced her engagement to GB Rower, Tom Solesbury.

Katie is Lottery Funded through UK Sport.

Location
Place of Birth:

London

Current Address:

Mortlake

Home Town:

Oxford

Region(s):

London

Personal information
Date of Birth:

2 September 1982

Education:

Headington School, University of London

Rowing information
Club:

Leander Club

Boat:

Women’s Sculling Squad

Role:

Rower

Coach:

Paul Thompson

Learnt to Row:

Headington School

Original Club(s):

Headington School

Original Coach:

Rob Dauncey, Pete Somerville

GB Competitive Record
Olympic Games
2008 5th  W8+
World Rowing Championships
2007 Bronze W8+
2006 8th W8+
2005 5th W8+
World Rowing U23 Championships
2004 7th W1x
2003 Bronze W2-
2001 4th W4-
World Rowing Junior Championships
1999 Bronze W4-

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