With Olympic 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 successful female rower.


book covers together


“The book is a testament to friendship” (The Observer)

“… as much about people as it is about the physical and mental challenges of world-class rowing” (The Financial Times)

“a beautifully crafted tale of a singular woman… an important and long overdue book… its pages are rich with emotion; passion, anger and determination ooze out of the text.” (Rowing & Regatta Magazine)



The paperback edition of Katherine’s autobiography (pictured above) is now available. It features an updated foreword, a new cover and title; ‘Katherine Grainger the Autobiography’.  Purchase a copy here.



In her capacity as Vice Patron of charity ‘Millie’s Dream’, Katherine will appear at the official opening of the first full community Millie’s Dream Defibrillator cabinet at HSBC  Henley Market place, Henley on Saturday 20th September at 10am.

The Mayor will also attend and the ceremony will be followed by 2 hour paramedic open morning for the public about defibrillators, cardiac arrest, familiarisation of equipment, how to access and use.

Katherine will be appearing as a panel guest with Brian Moore on John Inverdale’s Sports Night at the Wimbledon Book Festival - Monday 6th October 8.30pm Wimbledon Common.