Susanne Grainger


2021 National Team Athlete

  • ProgramWomen's Open
  • Club AffiliationLondon Rowing Club

General Facts

  • Date of BirthDecember 30, 1990
  • HometownLondon, ON
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Career Info

  • Joined National Team2011
  • Club AffiliationLondon Rowing Club
  • Current CoachMichelle Darvill
  • First Rowed2004, London Central Secondary School Rowing Program
  • First CoachBob Ward

Fun Facts

What I love about rowing

I love meeting so many awesome people!

Favourite place to race

Lucerne, Switzerland


Singing, photography, baking and spending time with my family

Inspirational quote

Champions are made when no one is watching.


Year Event Class Position
2021Olympic GamesW8+1st
2019World Cup 2W8+6th
World Cup 3W8+3rd
World ChampionshipsW8+4th
2018World ChampionshipsW8+2nd
World Cup 3W8+2nd
2017World Cup 3W4-3rd
World ChampionshipsW8+2nd
2016Olympic GamesW8+5th
World Cup 2W8+4th
World Cup 1W8+2nd
2015World Cup 3W8+1st
World ChampionshipsW8+3rd
World Cup 2W8+2nd
2014World ChampionshipsW8+2nd
World Cup 3W8+1st
World Cup 2W8+2nd
World Cup 2W2-8th
World Cup 1W2-3rd
2013World ChampionshipsW8+3rd
World Cup 3W8+3rd
2012World U23 ChampionshipsBW4-1st
2011World U23 ChampionshipsBW8+1st
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