Frances Houghton

Frances Houghton


  • Event Quadruple scull (W4x)
  • Date of Birth 19/09/1980
  • Born Oxford


Frances Houghton won quad scull silver medals at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games before making history as part of the women's eight boat at Rio 2016 which picked up silver, Team GB's first ever medal in the event.

Houghton competed at five consecutive Olympic Games from Sydney 2000 to Rio 2016.

She was born in Oxford and began rowing at the Dragon School, before moving to The King’s School, Canterbury. She graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Spanish.

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