Katherine Copeland

Rower, Olympic athlete

1990 –

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Who is Katherine Copeland?

Katherine Sarah Copeland MBE is an English rower. In 2012, she was selected to represent Great Britain in the 2012 London Olympics in the Women's lightweight double sculls with Sophie Hosking, winning the gold medal.

She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to rowing.

She was born in Ashington, and was 14 when she first learnt to row at Yarm School. She is a member of Tees Rowing Club, Stockton-on-Tees. As a teacher, she also runs an after school art club for autistic children in conjunction with the Three Wings Trust.

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Born
Dec 1, 1990
Ashington
Also known as
  • Kat
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • Ashington

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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