Christopher George
ClubLondon RC

Thames Rowing Club

University of London Boat Club
Medal record

Christopher George is a retired lightweight rower who competed for Great Britain.

Rowing career

He was part of the lightweight eight that secured a bronze medal at the 1975 World Rowing Championships.[1] The following year he was part of the lightweight coxless four at the 1976 World Rowing Championships in Villach, Austria, the crew finished 11th overall after a fifth-place finish in the B final.[2]

He won a gold medal at the 1977 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam with the lightweight men's eight.[3][4]

He has won Henley Royal Regatta four times; three times with the University of London Boat Club where he won the Ladies' Challenge Plate in 1971, the Visitors' Challenge Cup in 1972 and the Stewards' Challenge Cup in 1973, and once with London Rowing Club where he won the Thames Challenge Cup in 1977.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Railton, Jim (1 September 1975). "Rowing". The Times. p. 7 – via Times Digital Archives.
  2. ^ Railton, Jim (12 August 1976). "Shock therapy for lightweight eight". The Times. p. 6 – via Times Digital Archives.
  3. ^ "Christopher George". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ Railton, Jim (29 August 1977). "Rowing". The Times. p. 11 – via Times Digital Archives.