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The GB Rowing Team is the high performance arm of British Rowing. Rowing is the nation’s most continuously successful Olympic sport, having won a gold medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, and has won six Paralympic golds since the sport was introduced to the Paralympic Games programme in 2008.
GB Rowing Team
Rower // Men's Squad Date of Birth: 22nd Sep 1994 (28 years old)
Club: Leander Club Height: 193cm Hometown: Cheltenham
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Olympic bronze medallist Tom George won silver at the 2022 European Rowing Championships in the men's pair.
He learnt to row at Radley College and was first selected to represent Great Britain in 2012, when he won a bronze medal in the men’s eight (JM8+) at the World Rowing Junior Championships.
While studying at Princeton University, Tom went on to earn a spot on the U23 team from 2014-2016; his best result was an impressive silver medal in the men’s four (BM4-) at the 2016 World Rowing U23 Championships in Rotterdam.
In 2017, Tom made his senior debut, finishing fifth in the men’s pair (M2-) with Tom Jeffery at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton.
He was then a member of the men’s eight for the 2018-2021 seasons, winning bronze medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games and 2018 and 2019 World Rowing Championships. He and his crew also took silver at the 2019 and gold at the 2021 European Rowing Championships.
Since moving into the the pair (M2-) for the 2022 season, Tom has won gold at the World Cup I and III regattas and silver at the European Rowing Championships.
Tom is a former rugby player and a big sports fan, who grew up going to Kingsholm to watch Gloucester. He describes himself as a coffee connoisseur and enjoys Shakespeare and art. He studied politics at Princeton University.
There were more signs of an exciting future for the GB Rowing Team as senior and development rowers impressed at the Henley Royal Regatta.