Alan Sinclair
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Personal information
Born16 October 1985 (1985-10-16) (age 36)
Inverness, Scotland
Medal record

Alan Sinclair (born 16 October 1985) is a retired British international rower.[1]

Rowing career

Sinclair is a member of the Leander Club. He was a member of the Scotland Team at the 2010 Commonwealth Rowing Championships, in Welland, Canada.

He competed at the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Bosbaan, Amsterdam, where he won a silver medal as part of the coxed pair with Scott Durant and Henry Fieldman.[2] The following year he competed in the 2015 European Rowing Championships in Poznań winning a gold medal. He was part of the British team that topped the medal table at the 2015 World Rowing Championships at Lac d'Aiguebelette in France, where he won a bronze medal as part of the coxless four with Scott Durant, Tom Ransley and Stewart Innes.[3] He also competed in the men's coxless pair event at the 2016 Summer Olympics finishing fourth in the Final.[4]

He won a bronze medal at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, as part of the eight with James Rudkin, Tom Ransley, Thomas George, Moe Sbihi, Oliver Wynne-Griffith, Matthew Tarrant, Will Satch and Henry Fieldman.[5]

In May 2021 he announced his retirement from international rowing.[6]


He was the winner of International Rower of the Year at the 2014 Scottish Rowing Annual Awards.[7]


  1. ^ "GB Rowing Team Biography". British Rowing. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
  2. ^ "2014 World Rowing Championships: Event Information". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  3. ^ "2015 World Rowing Championships results". World Rowing.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Alan Sinclair". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 14 January 2020.
  5. ^ "2018 World Championship results" (PDF). World Rowing.
  6. ^ "Olympian Alan Sinclair announces his retirement from international rowing". British Rowing. 6 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Scottish Rowing Awards 2014". Scottish Rowing. Retrieved 22 August 2017.