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GB rowers through to final

Great Britain women's eight qualified for the Olympic final after finishing fourth in the rowing repechage at Eton Dorney.

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Beijing 2008
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  • 0 Bronze

Biography

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

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

At the 2010 World Rowing Championships on New Zealand's Lake Karapiro, Katie took 3rd place in the B-Final of the women's single scull in 7:52.18. The result put her in the world's top 10 and constituted a great performance for the team's reserve.

Katie has represented GB at junior, U23 and senior level in both sculling and sweep events.

Katie learnt to row at Headington School. She won bronze in the women's four at the World Junior Championships in 1999 and represented GB 3 times at U23 level, finishing 5th in the four in 2001, winning bronze in the pair in 2003, and finishing 7th in the single in 2004.