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Rower // Men's Squad Date of Birth: 15th Jul 1997 (25 years old)
Club: Oxford Brookes University BC
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Charlie Elwes is an Olympic bronze medallist and two-time European Champion in the men's eight (M8+).
Charlie first rowed for GB as a junior, competing at the World Rowing Junior Championships for three years from 2013-2015, winning silver medals in the coxed and then coxless fours in 2014 and 2015. He went on to win two silvers and a gold, also in the coxless four, at the U23 World Championships from 2017-2019.
Following his selection for the senior team, he won the men’s eights (M8+) at the European Rowing Championships in 2021 and 2022, and finished third to take the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games, also in the eight.
He attended Yale University, USA.