Phelan Hill

Phelan Hill


  • Event Cox – Eight (M8+)
  • Date of Birth 21/07/1979
  • Born Beford


Phelan Hill was born and brought up in Bedford, attending Bedford School where he first learned to row.

As a cox, Phelan, who attended the University of Leicester, steered the British men’s eight to silver medals at the 2010 and 2011 World Championships.

Describing himself as loud, relaxed and confident – key attributes for a cox – he led the GB eight to bronze at London 2012 before securing three consecutive World Championship gold medals from 2013 to 2015.

At Rio 2016, Hill coxed the men's eight to a first ever Olympic title.

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