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Sholto Carnegie

Rower // Men's Squad
Date of Birth: 28th Feb 1995 (28 years old)
Club: Leander Club
Height: 197cm
Hometown: Oxford

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Sholto Carnegie rowed for Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games and is reigning World and European Champion in the men's eight (M8+).

After learning to row at City of Oxford RC aged 13, Sholto made his GB debut as a junior in 2013, finishing fifth in the junior men’s double sculls (JM2x). He went on to win U23 World Championships silver as part of the men’s eight and men’s four in 2016 and 2017.

Sholto graduated from Yale University in 2018 and first rowed for GB as a senior that summer at the World Cup III regatta. He became European Champion in 2019 in the men’s four (M4-), before going on to win the bronze medal at the World Championships that year and then finishing fourth at the Olympic Regatta in Tokyo in the same event in 2021.

He retained his European title in the M4- in 2021, and took gold again at the European Rowing Championships in 2022 and 2023 in the men’s eight (M8+). He became World Champion in the 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-
2018 World Rowing Cup III
Lucerne, SUI
4 M4-
2017 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
BM4-
2016 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Rotterdam, NED
BM8+
2014 World Rowing U23 Championships
Varese, ITA
1 (FC Final) BM4x
2013 World Rowing Junior Championships
Trakai, LTU
5 JM2x
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:
2018
Event:
World Rowing Cup III
Lucerne, SUI
Position:
4
Boat:
M4-
Year:
2017
Event:
World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Plovdiv, BUL
Position:
Boat:
BM4-
Year:
2016
Event:
World Rowing Under 23 Championships
Rotterdam, NED
Position:
Boat:
BM8+
Year:
2014
Event:
World Rowing U23 Championships
Varese, ITA
Position:
1 (FC Final)
Boat:
BM4x
Year:
2013
Event:
World Rowing Junior Championships
Trakai, LTU
Position:
5
Boat:
JM2x

Beyond the Boat

Music: Sam Fender

Hobbies: Surfing, Cycling

Sports I follow: Manchester United

If I wasn’t a rower…. Cyclist

Sports I’d like to compete in… Cycling TT, and I’d like to learn how to sail and sail around the world