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Famous Female Rowers

Updated June 14, 2019 8.9k views227 items

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?"
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  • Zsuzsanna Francia (Hungarian: Francia Zsuzsanna; born November 8, 1982 in Szeged, Hungary) 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 master's 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 on Wikipedia
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Szeged, Hungary
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    Victoria Thornley

    Victoria Thornley is a British rower.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: St Asaph, United Kingdom
  • Rachelle Viinberg is a Canadian rower.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Regina, Canada
  • Caroline Lind (born October 11, 1982) is an American rower, and is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. At the end of 2014 she was ranked the #1 female rower by International Rowing Federation.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina
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