Sophie Hosking

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sophie Hosking
Medal record
Women's Rowing
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London LW2x
World Rowing Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Munich LW4x
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Eton LW4x
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Poznań LW2x
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Bled LW2x

Sophie Hannah Marguerite Hosking MBE (born 25 January 1986) is a retired British rower. A fixture in British lightweight sculling since 2007, Hosking won a surprise gold medal for Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics lightweight double sculls, along with Kat Copeland.[1] Hosking and Copeland's success was the second of six gold medals won by Great Britain on the middle Saturday of the 2012 Games, on what became known in the United Kingdom as Super Saturday.

Personal life[edit]

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

She is a member of the London Rowing Club in Putney.[3]

Hosking was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to rowing.[4][5]

Following her retirement from competitive rowing, Hosking embarked on her new career, training as a solicitor.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]