Zac Purchase

Zac Purchase


  • Event Lightweight double scull (LM2x)
  • Date of Birth 02/05/1986
  • Born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire


Born in Cheltenham, Zac Purchase started rowing in 1999 while still a pupil at the King’s School in Worcester.

Zac made his Olympic debut in Beijing 2008, winning Team GB’s first ever lightweight gold medal with Mark Hunter in the men’s lightweight double scull, before getting silver in the event at London 2012.

The duo also won gold in the same category at the Rowing World Championships in 2010 in Karapiro and 2011 in Bled. He announced his retirement from rowing in February 2014.

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