Emily Ford

Rower // Women's Squad
Date of Birth: 8th Nov 1994 (27 years old)
Club: Leander Club
Height: 181cm
Hometown: Holmes Chapel

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Tokyo Olympian Emily Ford won two silver medals at the 2022 European Rowing Championships.

She learned to row as a junior and first represented GB at the World Rowing Junior Championships in 2012.

Emily then won successive medals at the World U23 Championships; a bronze in the four in 2015 and a silver in the eight in 2016.

Her first appearances for the senior team came at two World Cup regattas in 2018. That year she also won the Town Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta in a GB Rowing Team composite crew. In 2019 she was selected in the coxless four for the European Rowing Championships, where she finished sixth , and World Championships, where she came seventh.

Moving into the eight in 2021, she was fourth at eth European Championships and sixth at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Throughout 2022 she has raced in a pair with Esme Booth, winning at World Cup I and taking the bronze medal at World Cup III before securing the silver medal at the European Rowing Championships, where the duo doubled up into the eight, gaining a second silver.

Emily’s brother Tom Ford is also a member of the GB Rowing Team.

On The Water

GB Competitive Record

Year Event Position Boat
2019 World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
1 (FB Final) W4-
2019 World Rowing Cup III
Rotterdam, NED
1 (FB Final) W4-
2019 World Rowing Cup II
Poznan, POL
6 W4-
2019 European Rowing Championships
Lucerne, SUI
6 W4-
2018 World Rowing Cup II
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
4 W8+
2018 World Rowing Cup I
Belgrade, SRB
6 W2-
2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Rotterdam, NED
BW8+
2015 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
BW4-
2012 World Rowing Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
3 (FB Final) JW2x
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Position:
1 (FB Final)
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Cup III
Rotterdam, NED
Position:
1 (FB Final)
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Poznan, POL
Position:
6
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2019
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Lucerne, SUI
Position:
6
Boat:
W4-
Year:
2018
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Position:
4
Boat:
W8+
Year:
2018
Event:
World Rowing Cup I
Belgrade, SRB
Position:
6
Boat:
W2-
Year:
2016
Event:
World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Rotterdam, NED
Position:
Boat:
BW8+
Year:
2015
Event:
World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
Position:
Boat:
BW4-
Year:
2012
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
Position:
3 (FB Final)
Boat:
JW2x

Beyond the Boat

Emily loves being outdoors and exploring, and likes to upcycle furniture in her spare time.