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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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Biography

At the 2012 GB Rowing Team Senior Trials held on 10/11 March at Eton/Dorney, Louisa raced in the women's pair with Jessica Eddie, finishing second.

At the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia, Louisa raced in the Women's Eight with crew mates Alison Knowles, Jo Cook, Jessica Eddie, 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 Louisa 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, Louisa and crewmate Jessica Eddie were second in the women's pair.

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

For the 2010 World Cup Series Louisa raced in the women's pair in Bled with Olivia Whitlam, taking 5th place, and in Munich with Jessica Eddie, coming 9th.  She also raced in the women's eight at all three events, winning gold in Bled, silver in Munich and bronze in Lucerne.  This was a promising season for the women's eight who had shown consistency throughout the World Cup series.

Louisa competed in the women's pair at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games with Olivia Whitlam and finished 6th, an exceptional performance after qualifying the boat at the final Olympic Qualification Regatta just seven weeks before.  She also took part in the final of the women's eight in Beijing, replacing an ill team mate, and finished 5th.