Sophie Hosking

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Sophie Hosking
Medal record
Women's Rowing
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Gold 2012 London LW2x
World Rowing Championships
Silver 2007 Munich LW4x
Bronze 2006 Eton LW4x
Bronze 2009 Poznań LW2x
Bronze 2011 Bled LW2x

Sophie Hannah Marguerite Hosking MBE (born 25 January 1986) is a British rower. She was born in Edinburgh.

She won the gold medal for the 2012 Olympics lightweight double sculls, along with Kat Copeland.[1]

She studied at Kingston Grammar School in London (until 2004), and Trevelyan College, Durham University (Chemistry and Physics), graduating in 2007.[2]

Her father, David Hosking MBE, a former Royal Navy officer, won a gold medal as part of Britain's LM8+ at the 1980 Rowing World Championships,[3] and also took part in the 2009 Atlantic Rowing Race.

She is a member of the London Rowing Club in Putney.[4] She is an avid fan of AFC Wimbledon.

Hosking was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to rowing.[5][6]

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