A Gold For London Rowing Club's Olympian

Sophie Hosking was stroke in the GB lightweight women's double scull


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Another gold for Team GB as Sophie and her Teeside partner Kat Copeland comfortably won the lightweight women's double scull at Eton Dorney.

Sophie started rowing at the age of 14 at Kingston Grammar School after gaining a sport scholarship. She progressed through the school gaining her first international vest in the J16 GB - France match winning the eight. The following year Sophie raced in the four at the 2003 World Junior Championships winning a silver medal.

Sophie joined Durham University in the autumn of 2004 and graduated in Chemistry and Physics in the summer of 2007. She is interested in most areas of sport and also enjoys listening to and playing music. Her father was a World Champion rower in the lightweight eight in 1980. Her mother also has a keen interest in sport and is an avid fan of AFC Wimbledon.

Sophie is Lottery Funded through UK Sport.

August 4, 2012