Gary O’Donovan

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Biography

  • Age - 29
  • Club - Skibbereen Rowing Club
  • Event - LM2x

Results

  • Olympics
  • 2016, Rio de Janeiro - LM2x
  • European Championships
  • 2021, Varese - LM1x
  • 2018, Glasgow - LM2x
  • 2017, Racice - LM2x
  • 2016, Brandenburg - LM2x
  • World Championships
  • 2018, Plovdiv - LM2x
  • World Cup III
  • 2019, Rotterdam - LM1x
  • 2018, Lucerne - LM2x
  • 2017, Lucerne - LM2x
  • 2016, Poznan - LM2x
  • World Cup II
  • 2017, Poznan - Poland - LM2x
  • 2016, Lucerne - LM2x
  • 2021, Lucerne - LM1x
  • World Cup I
  • 2018, Belgrade - LM2x
  • 2017, Belgrade - LM2x
  • 2016, Varese - LM2x

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Gary is one of the world’s most well-known rowers. He hails from Skibbereen and rows with Skibbereen Rowing Club, where he started rowing in 2001. Gary studied Marketing in CIT.

Gary, alongside his brother Paul, won silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Gary also won a gold medal at the 2018 World Championships in Bulgaria and silver at the 2018 European Championships.

In 2019 Gary competed in the LM1x at the World Rowing Championships in Linz, and took home the bronze medal in the same category at the 2019 World Rowing Cup III.

Guilty pleasure

Catching Lobster

Most likely to say

steak and spuds