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Chambers brothers master conditions at gusty Eton Dorney

Home boats will feature in every rowing World Cup final as Great Britain's rowers continued their successful return to Eton Dorney, ten months o...

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Rowing blazed a trail for Great Britain team

After Britain won their only gold medal of the 1996 Olympics in rowing, chief coach Jurgen Grobler, Matthew Pinsent and Steve Redgrave were call...

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Lightweight four take British silver

Great Britain's lightweight men's four rowing crew won a silver medal after being pipped to the line by new Olympic champions South Africa in a ...

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Hester leads equestrian hopes

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning and Bradley Wiggins kicked off Britain's gold rush on Wednesday and here we take a look at medal hopes for Thu...

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British crews bid to stay in medal mode

Great Britain will chase more gold medal glory on the rowing lake at Eton Dorney on Thursday as three crews head into final action.

The B...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Richard Chambers is a two-time world champion in the men’s lightweight four and older brother of crew-mate Peter.

They are the first brothers to row on the 2012 British Olympic team since Greg and Jonny Searle, who won gold at Barcelona 1992 and bronze at Atlanta 1996.

Chambers is a devout Christian and attends St Mary’s Church in Maidenhead where he’s involved in youth work.

At the 2012 Olympics in London Chambers won silver in the men's lightweight four.