3 October 2022


Great Britain finished top of the 2022 World Rowing Championships medal table with 12 medals in total.

This is a fantastic achievement and Leander Club would like to congratulate all the GB athletes, coaches and support staff involved. 

18 Leander athletes raced at the Championships and 12 came home with medals (7 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze) in the following events:

Mens 8+ Gold: Tom Ford and Sholto Carnegie

Mens 4- Gold: Will Stewart

Women’s 4- Gold: Heidi Long, Sam Redgrave and Rowan Mckellar 

PR3 Mixed 4+ Gold: Morgan Baynham- Williams

Mens 4x Silver: Harry Leask and Tom Barras

Womens 4x Bronze: Georgie Brayshaw, Lola Anderson and Jess Leyden 

W2- 5th: Emily Ford and Esme Booth

W1x 5th: Hannah Scott 

We would also like to congratulate Leander members Charles Elwes who took home gold in the M8+ representing Oxford Uni, and Olly Wynne-Giffith and Tom George Bronze in the M2- representing Cambridge.  

Ross Hunter, Leanders Chief Women’s Coach said: “The performances for the British Rowing Team were outstanding. We are so proud of our athletes and their contribution to the overall team success in Racice. We look forward to continuing support to the team and athletes as they push for Olympic qualification next year.”

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