List of famous female rowers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female rowers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being rowers. There are thousand of females working as rowers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic rowers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a rower then the people below should give you inspiration.
The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Carline Bouw and Helen Tompkins.While this isn't a list of all female rowers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female rowers?" and "Who are the best female rowers?"
Susan Francia is an American rower. Growing up in Abington, Pennsylvania, she attended Abington Senior High School, followed by the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 2004 with a bachelors and a masters degree in Criminology and Sociology. She currently resides in Princeton, New Jersey and is affiliated with the US Rowing Training Center. She is fluent in Hungarian. ...more
Birthplace: Szeged, Hungarysee more on Susan Francia
Victoria Thornley is a British rower. ...more
Birthplace: St Asaph, United Kingdom
Rachelle Viinberg is a Canadian rower. ...more
Birthplace: Regina, Canadasee more on Rachelle de Jong
Caroline Lind is an American rower, and is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. In her Olympic debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Lind won a gold medal as a member of the women's eight team. It was the first gold medal for the American women's eight team since 1984. Four years later at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Lind again won gold as a member of the women's eight team. She has won World Championship titles in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011 and 2013 in the Women's eight. In 2014 Caroline with her W8+ teammates from 2008 Olympics was inducted into the US Rowing Hall of Fame. In 2014 Caroline was named Athlete if the Year by the New York Athletic Club. At the end of 2014 she was ...more
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of Americasee more on Caroline Lind