Dr Katherine Grainger CBE

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.



Rio Olympic Games 2016

Katherine Grainger has become the “most decorated British female athlete of all time” after winning her fifth Olympic medal – Silver with Victoria Thornley in the women’s double sculls at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.


For Media enquiries relating to Katherine’s participation in the Olympic Games, please contact the GB Rowing Press Officer Caroline Searle on +441225384211 / +447831755351 or at caroline@matchtight.co.uk.