Richard Chambers

Richard Chambers


  • Event Lightweight four (LM4-)
  • Date of Birth 06/10/1985
  • Born Belfast, Northern Ireland


Richard Chambers is a two-time world champion (2007 and 2010) in the men’s lightweight four, and older brother of crew-mate Peter.

At the London Olympics in 2012, they became the first brothers to row on the British Olympic team since Greg and Jonny Searle, who won gold at Barcelona 1992 and bronze at Atlanta 1996.

After missing out on a medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, when the lightweight four came fifth, Richard came back to win silver in London where the GB team finished just 0.25 seconds behind South Africa.

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