Dame Katherine Grainger PhD

With Olympic silver at Rio 2016, gold at London 2012 to add to her silver medals from Sydney in 2000, Athens in 2004, and Beijing in 2008, as well as six world championships titles in her collection, Katherine is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete and the first British woman to win medals at five successive games.

Katherine Grainger made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours

Scots rowing legend Katherine Grainger says being made a Dame in New Year’s honours list is ‘magical’

Britain’s greatest ever female Olympian – who won silver in Rio – will receive the Honour for services to rowing and charity. Read British Rowing’s press release here…