Katherine Grainger Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

12 Nov 1975

Height

1.83m

Weight

80kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
1 3 0

Top Performances

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ROWING

Biography

Competed in: ROWINGRowing

Grainger is Britain's most successful female rower, with silver medals at each of the last three Olympics

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Grainger and Watkins GB medals unbeatable - Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave believes British rowing's record-breaking nine-medal haul at London 2012 may never be beaten.

5 Aug 12

Katherine Grainger, Anna Watkins Grainger and Watkins secure gold

Katherine Grainger & Anna Watkins win the women's double sculls at the 2012 Olympics - Britain's fourth gold in 24 hours.

Kath Grainger & Anna Watkins Grainger & Watkins break record

Britons Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins break the Olympic record as they reach the double sculls rowing final.

Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins Watkins to grasp Olympic chance

Team GB rower Anna Watkins believes London 2012 is an "amazing opportunity" for her and her double sculls team-mate Katherine Grainger.

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Results for Katherine Grainger

Date Event Rank Mark
3 Aug Women's Double Sculls Final, Final A 1 gold 6:55.82
30 Jul Women's Double Sculls Heats, Heat 1 1 OB 6:44.33

Head to Head

Katherine Grainger vs Anna Watkins

Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

6:55.82 Women's Double Sculls

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

80kg

Age

38

Anna Watkins

Anna Watkins Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

6:55.82 Women's Double Sculls

Height

1.83m (6'0")

Weight

78kg

Age

31

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