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 which picked up silver at Rio 2016, Team GB's first ever medal in the event.

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

She became the longest-serving member of the British Rowing Team in 2013, having first made the junior team in 1995, and was quad scull World champion in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. 

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