Olympia Aldersey

Rowing

Nickname

Oly

Y.O.B

1992

Home Town


Training Location


Main Event

Rowing

Olympia Aldersey

University/Employment
Double Degree Law and Health Science

How did you start in this sport
My dad suggested it and I had tried everything else under the sun.

Ultimate sporting goal
Gold at Olympics

Proudest sporting achievement
World Record in U23 W4X, Gold 2012 World Championships and Gold W2X World Cup 1 & 2 2014

Best place visited while travelling as an athlete
France

Best advice you have been given
My Coach – "if it was easy everyone would be doing it"

Describe an average training day
It's long. Eat, sleep, row, repeat. There isn't enough hours in the day.

What do you do for fun and relaxation
Go out to eat, see sights, shopping, hang around the beach or lake in the sun.

Favourite sporting hero
Anna Meares