Fiona Murtagh



  • Age - 28
  • Club - University of Galway
  • Event - Open Weight Women's Team


  • Olympic
  • 2020 Tokyo - W4-
  • World Championships
  • 2023, Belgrade - W2-
  • 2022, Racice - W4-
  • European Championships
  • 2023, Bled - W4-
  • 2021, Varese - W4-
  • 2020, Poznan - W4-

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Fiona is from Galway and started rowing in 2009. Fiona studied Science in the University of Galway for one year before transferring to Fordham University in New York. Fiona is a member of the University of Galway Rowing Club.

Fiona’s highlights in rowing include winning the Head of Charles two years in a row and winning at the Irish Rowing Championships.

Fiona placed 4th in the W2- at the 2023 World Rowing Championship’s alongside Aifric Keogh which qualified the boat for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Also in 2023, Fiona placed 5th in the W4- at the European Rowing Championships.

Fiona won Bronze at the 2020 European Rowing Championships in the Women’s Four and went on to win Silver at the 2021 European Rowing Championships in Varese.

Fiona made history winning a Bronze Medal in the Women’s Four at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which was Irish rowing’s first women’s Olympic Medal.

Guilty pleasure

Cuppa tea and a scone

Most likely to say

It'll be grand

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