30 November 1987 |
St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
Thornley was born in St Asaph and brought up in Wrexham. She began her sporting career through the "Sporting Giants" programme, becoming the first of the scheme's graduates to win a gold medal when she was successful at the 2009 World Under-23 Championships. In the 2016 Summer Olympics, she was partnered with Katherine Grainger in the women's double sculls, in which they took the silver medal.
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- GB Rowing Team
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