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Subject: Durham University Boat Club, Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's lightweight double sculls, Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Chronological summary of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Katherine Copeland
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Sophie Hosking

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 trainee solicitor and Olympic gold medal winning rower.[1]

She won the gold medal for the 2012 Olympics lightweight double sculls, along with Kat Copeland.[2]

She studied at Kingston Grammar School in London, Durham University (Chemistry and Physics), graduating in 2007.[3]

She is a member of the London Rowing Club in Putney.[4]

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

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ "Olympics rowing: Sophie Hosking & Katherine Copeland win gold". BBC Sport. 4 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Hosking, Sophie. "Team GB Rowing Biographies". Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Sophie Hosking through to lightweight double sculls final (From Wandsworth Guardian)
  5. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 60367. p. 25. 29 December 2012.
  6. ^ "London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Honours".  

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