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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 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

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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 Summer Olympics in London. He worked at Sparks Consulting, a social business that is concerned with rowing community development during his national team and Olympic training and is currently the head lightweight coach at Georgetown University. Lanzone and his brother Mario own the Peruvian Brothers food truck, serving Peruvian-style sandwiches, salads and empanadas in the Washington, D.C., area. The two started the business after the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...more


Kenneth Jurkowski is an American rower. He finished 11th in the men's single sculls at the 2008 Summer Olympics. ...more

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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 part of the national team Howard won three World Rowing Championships medals including a silver in 2004 in the men's coxed fours, and a gold in 2007 in the men's eights. He won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the men's eights with Andrew Byrnes, Kyle Hamilton, Adam Kreek, Kevin Light, Ben Rutledge, Dominic Sieterle, Jake Wetzel and cox Brian Price. The crew was later named to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he won a silver medal in the men's eights. His teammates ...more

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