|Born||30 November 1987|
St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
Victoria Thornley (born 30 November 1987) is a Welsh rower who was a member of the Great Britain team that finished fifth in the women's eight at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Thornley was born in St Asaph and brought up in Wrexham. She began her sporting career through the "Sporting Giants" programme, becoming the first of the scheme's graduates to win a gold medal when she was successful at the 2009 World Under-23 Championships.
She was part of the British squad that topped the medal table at the 2011 World Rowing Championships in Bled, where she won a bronze medal as part of the eight with Alison Knowles, Jo Cook, Jessica Eddie, Louisa Reeve, Natasha Page, Lindsey Maguire, Katie Greves and Caroline O'Connor.
In the 2016 Summer Olympics, she was partnered with Katherine Grainger in the women's double sculls, in which they took the silver medal.
In June 2017 Thornley won the gold medal for women's single sculls in the European Rowing Championship at Račice. She won a silver medal at the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota, Florida in the single sculls.
In 2021, she won a European silver medal in the single sculls in Varese, Italy.