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Rory Gibbs

Rower // Men's Squad
Date of Birth: 3rd Apr 1994 (29 years old)
Club: Oxford Brookes University BC
Height: 194cm
Hometown: Marlow

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Rory Gibbs is a four-times European Champion and current World Champion who competed at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

He made his debut for the GB Rowing Team at the U23 World Championships in 2015 and 2016.

Since first being selected for the senior team in 2019, he has won four European Championships gold medals – in the men’s coxless four in 2019 and 2021, and in the men’s eight in 2022 and 2023. He raced in the coxless four at the Tokyo Olympic Games, finishing fourth.

Rory became World Champion in the men’s eight in 2022.

On The Water

GB Competitive Record

Year Event Position Boat
2023 European Rowing Championships
Bled, SLO
M8+
2022 World Rowing Championships
Racice, CZE
M8+
2022 European Rowing Championships
Munich, GER
M8+
2022 World Rowing Cup III
Lucerne, SUI
M8+
2022 World Rowing Cup I
Belgrade, SRB
M8+
2020 Olympic Games Regatta
Tokyo, JPN
4 M4-
2021 World Rowing Cup II
Lucerne, SUI
M4-
2021 European Rowing Championships
Varese, ITA
M4-
2019 World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
M4-
2019 World Rowing Cup III
Rotterdam, NED
M4-
2019 World Rowing Cup II
Poznan, POL
4 M4-
2019 European Rowing Championships
Lucerne, SUI
M4-
2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Rotterdam, NED
5 BM4+
2015 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
5 BM8+
Year:
2023
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Bled, SLO
Position:
Boat:
M8+
Year:
2022
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Racice, CZE
Position:
Boat:
M8+
Year:
2022
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Munich, GER
Position:
Boat:
M8+
Year:
2022
Event:
World Rowing Cup III
Lucerne, SUI
Position:
Boat:
M8+
Year:
2022
Event:
World Rowing Cup I
Belgrade, SRB
Position:
Boat:
M8+
Year:
2020
Event:
Olympic Games Regatta
Tokyo, JPN
Position:
4
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2021
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Lucerne, SUI
Position:
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2021
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Varese, ITA
Position:
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Championships
Linz Ottensheim, AUT
Position:
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Cup III
Rotterdam, NED
Position:
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2019
Event:
World Rowing Cup II
Poznan, POL
Position:
4
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2019
Event:
European Rowing Championships
Lucerne, SUI
Position:
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2016
Event:
World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Rotterdam, NED
Position:
5
Boat:
BM4+
Year:
2015
Event:
World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
Position:
5
Boat:
BM8+

Beyond the Boat

Outside rowing, Rory is a qualified personal trainer and has an MSc in Business Management. He runs his own online fitness coaching business, Rory Gibbs Fitness.

His favourite film genre is fantasy and favourite author is Dan Brown.

Rory is Lottery funded through UK Sport.