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Hosking feels complete as she heads into retirement

Olympic champion Sophie Hosking will go into retirement celebrating what has been a glorious career after admitting a feeling of completion was ...

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Olympic champion Hosking looks to new challenges

Olympic gold medallist Sophie Hosking is ready to swap her oars for textbooks - although she admits the lure of the water is still strong.

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List of Olympians in New Year Honours

Knighthood

Ben Ainslie - sailing

Bradley Wiggins - cycling

CBE

Katherine Grainger - rowing

Jessica Ennis - at...

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Copeland hoping to defend title in Rio

Olympic rowing champion Kat Copeland has put plans to retire on hold and confirmed she intends to defend her title at the Rio Games in 2016.

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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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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Sophie Hosking teamed up with Katherine Copeland in 2012, having previously partnered Hester Goodsell. A double world bronze medallist with Goodsell, Hosking is a chemistry and physics graduate from Durham University and the daughter of 1980 rowing world champion David Hosking.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Hosking won gold in lightweight double sculls with partner Katherine Copeland.