Jessica Eddie

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Jessica Eddie
Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  United Kingdom
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2016 Rio de Janeiro W8+
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Munich W8+
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Lake Bled W8+
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2014 Belgrade W8+

Jessica Jane "Jess" Eddie[1] (born 7 October 1984 in Durham) is a British rower. She won a silver medal in the women's eight at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.[2]

Rowing[edit]

2014[edit]

On 17 March 2014 Eddie was part of 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. The crew comprised Heather Stanning – Army RC; Beth Rodford – Gloucester RC; Zoe Lee – Imperial College BC; Jessica Eddie – London RC; Helen GloverMinerva Bath Rowing Club; Olivia Carnegie-Brown – Oxford Brookes University BC; Tina Stiller – Tees RC; Caragh McMurtry – Reading University BC; cox Phelan HillLeander Club.[3]

On 19 April 2014 Eddie was teamed with Polly Swann for the women's pair at the British rowing trials at Caversham, where they finished 1.14 seconds behind Helen Glover and Heather Stanning.[4]

At the British Rowing Championships on 18–19 October at Holme Pierrepont (Nottingham), Eddie was part of the composite crew that won gold in both the women's fours sweep event and the quad sculls. Racing under the acronym LIMA, the crew comprised: Jessica Eddie – London RC; Zoe Lee – Imperial College BC; Helen Glover – Minerva-Bath RC; and Heather Stanning – Army RC.[5][6]

2015[edit]

On 14 March 2015 Eddie was part of 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. The crew comprised Heather Stanning – Army RC; Helen Glover – Minerva-Bath RC; Zoe Lee – Imperial College BC; Katherine Grainger – Marlow RC; Melanie Wilson; Caragh McMurtry – Southampton Coalporters ARC; Olivia Carnegie-Brown – Oxford Brookes University BC; Jessica Eddie – London RC; cox Phelan HillLeander Club.[7]

On 19 April 2015 Eddie and Louisa Reeve finished second in women's pair at the British rowing trials at Caversham, behind Helen Glover and Heather Stanning. Theyt were followed by Katie Greves & Zoe Lee.[8]

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