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The Olympic Round Up: A Week in Review

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Olympic champion Grainger sets date for return to rowing

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COUNTDOWN TO RIO: SUMMER SPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW

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Biography

At the 2012 GB Rowing Team Senior Trials held on 10/11 March at Eton/Dorney, Alison raced in the women's pair with crewmate Monica Relph, finishing 5th.

At the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia, Alison raced in the Women's Eight with crew mates Jo Cook, Jessica Eddie, Louisa Reeve, Natasha Page, Lindsey Maguire, Katie Greves, Victoria Thornley and (cox) Caroline O'Connor. The crew won a Bronze medal, just 2 seconds behind Canada.

During the 2011 World Cup Series Alison raced in the women's eight, taking a silver medal in Munich and 4th place in Lucerne.

At the 2011 GB Rowing Team Senior Trials held on 16-17 April at Eton/Dorney, Alison and crewmate Jo Cook were third in the women's pair.

At the 2010 World Rowing Championships on New Zealand's Lake Karapiro, Alison and her crewmates came 4th in the women's eight.

For the 2010 World Cup Series Alison raced in the women's eight at all three events and in Bled doubled up into the GB second women's pair with Jess Eddie, taking 6th place.  In the eight Alison won gold in Bled, silver in Munich and bronze in Lucerne.  This had been a promising season for the women's eight who had shown consistency throughout the World Cup series.

To read her full bio please visit: http://www.britishrowing.org/gb-rowing-team/biographies/alison-knowles