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Phelan Hill MBE[1] (born 21 July 1979) is a British rowing coxswain. He competed in the Men's eight event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, winning a bronze medal.[2][3] In 2016, he competed in the Men's eight event at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning the gold medal.

Phelan Hill
MBE
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Personal information
NationalityBritish
Born (1979-07-21) 21 July 1979 (age 39)
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
ResidencePutney, London, England
Sport
SportRowing
Event(s)Men's Eight, Men's Coxed Four
ClubLeander Club and London Rowing Club

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Early lifeEdit

Hill was born and brought up in Bedford, and attended Bedford School, where he first learnt to row.[4] He later attended the University of Leicester where he graduated in 2001 with a degree in Law (LLB).[5]

RowingEdit

2014Edit

On 17 March 2014 Hill coxed the composite crew that won the Women's Eights Head of the River Race on the River Thames in London, setting a record time of 17:42.2 for the 4 1⁄4-mile (6.8 km) Championship Course from Mortlake to Putney.[6]

2015Edit

On 14 March 2015 Hill coxed the composite crew that won the Women's Eights Head of the River Race on the River Thames in London, setting a time of 18:58.6 for the 4 1⁄4-mile (6.8 km) Championship Course from Mortlake to Putney.[7]

Rowing medalsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

World CupsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 New Year Honours" (PDF). gov.uk. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Phelan Hill Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Phelan Hill". London 2012. Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Phelan Hill | Biographies". British Rowing. 21 July 1979. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
  5. ^ Keeling, Philip (21 July 2016). "Leicester law graduate to compete at Rio Olympics". University of Leicester. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  6. ^ Women's Eights Head of the River Race, Official Results Archive. 2014 results Archived 15 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ WEHORR Results = 2015 Archived 15 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ John, Emma (13 August 2016). "Britain's men's eight row to Olympic gold glory as women take silver". The Observer. Retrieved 14 August 2016.