Pete Reed

Pete Reed


  • Event Four (M4-)
  • Date of Birth 27/07/1981
  • Born Seattle, USA


Pete Reed was born in Seattle but was raised in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, attending Cirencester Deer Park School, and only took up rowing in his second year at the University of the West of England.

He had previously played American football, even representing the British Bulldogs, but won coxless four gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing having won already won two World Championship golds in the event.

Reed, who also serves in the Royal Navy, won coxless four gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games before switching events to the eight and winning three consecutive World Championship golds from 2013-15.

Reed won his third Olympic gold at Rio 2016 as part of the men’s eight.

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