Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett


  • Date of Birth 05/02/1989
  • Born Edinburgh


Karen Bennett was part of the history-making women's eight boat at Rio 2016 which picked up silver, Team GB's first ever medal in the event.

The British crew held off the challenge from Romania to clinch second place, only finishing behind the USA on the Lagoa to help Team GB top the rowing medal table. 

In 2015 Bennett enjoyed her breakthrough year as she was part of the women’s coxless four team that claimed a silver medal at the World Championships.

A year later she competed in the women’s eight at the European Championships where she helped the team to a gold-medal finish.

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