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List of famous rowers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top rowers in the world? This includes the most prominent rowers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable rowers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic rowers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned rowers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known rowers to the lesser known rowers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the rower field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous rowers ever?" and "What are the names of famous rowers?" then you're in the right place. (620 items)
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 ...more
Giuseppe Lanzone
Giuseppe Lanzone is an American rower. Along with his teammates he finished 9th in the men's coxless four at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He was in the men's 8+ that finished fourth at the 2012 ...more
Kenneth Jurkowski is an American rower. He finished 11th in the men's single sculls at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Malcolm Howard is a Canadian rower. He was born in Victoria, British Columbia and graduated from Brentwood College School in 2001. While at Brentwood he joined Canada's junior national team. As ...more
James Andrew Byrnes is a Canadian rower and Olympic gold medalist. He was born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Ithaca, New York. Byrnes is a 2005 graduate of Bates College in Maine, where he ...more
Douglas Vandor
Douglas Vandor is a Canadian rower. He participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where he competed in the Men's lightweight double sculls event together with his teammate Morgan Jarvis. ...more
Eleftherios Konsolas
Eleftherios Konsolas is a Greek rower.
Panagiotis Magdanis
Panagiotis Magdanis is a Greek rower.
Victoria Thornley
Victoria Thornley is a British rower.
Mads Reinholdt Rasmussen is a Danish rower and double World Champion and Olympic Gold winner in the Lightweight Double Sculls, with his partner Rasmus Quist. Rasmussen and Quist placed fourth in ...more
Rachelle Viinberg is a Canadian rower.
Mario Cejas
Mario Cejas is an Argentine rower. He participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where he competed in the Men's lightweight double sculls event together with his teammate Miguel Mayol. ...more
Thomas Gibson
Tom Gibson is an Australian rower.
Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave, CBE, DL is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. He has also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals and ...more
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 ...more
David Calder or Dave Calder is a Canadian rower. He was born in Victoria, British Columbia. He graduated from Brentwood College School in 1996. He has competed at three Olympics, 2000, 2004 and ...more
Matthew Wells is a British Olympic rower. Wells was born in Bradford and grew up in Hexham, where he learnt to row at Queen Elizabeth High School In 1996 he won the single sculls at the Coupe de ...more
Rasmus Quist Hansen is a Danish rower and double World Champion in the Lightweight Double Sculls, with his partner Mads Rasmussen. Quist and Rasmussen placed first in the 2012 Summer Olympics in ...more
Lesley Allison Thompson-Willie is a Canadian rowing coxswain and Olympic champion. She has competed at seven different Olympics, from 1984 to 2012, winning medals in five of them including gold ...more
Stephen Christopher Rowbotham is a British rower. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he won a bronze medal in double sculls. In 2012, the quadruple sculls boat he was in finished in ...more
Mark John Hunter MBE is a British rower. Hunter was born in Forest Gate, London. While representing Havering in the London Youth Games, he took part in some of his early rowing competitions. In ...more
Brett Newlin
Brett Newlin is an American rower, who competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. He began college at Michigan State University, but transferred to the University of Washington in January ...more
Erin Jane Cafaro is an American rower. She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she won a gold medal in women's eight. At the 2012 London Olympics she won her second consecutive gold ...more
Janine Hanson
Janine Stephens Janine Stephens Janine Stephens is a former Canadian rower from Winnipeg on the Canadian National team. Stephens won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London as ...more
Lassi Karonen
Lassi Karonen is a Swedish rower. He finished 6th in the men's single sculls at the 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2012 Summer Olympics he finished 4th, also in men's single sculls.