Date Born/Est
23 Mar 1962
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Sir Steven Redgrave won gold medals in five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984-2000. Born on 23 March 1962 in Marlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire, his first international success was a junior silver medal in 1980. Between then and the 2000 Olympic title in coxless fours which he won with Matthew Pinsent, Tim Foster and James Cracknell, he won nine senior World titles and 18??? Henley medals, plus three Commonwealth Games gold medals in 1986. Redgrave is the only man to have won five consecutive Olympic golds in an endurance sport.
Redgrave's rowing career started at Great Marlow School, continued at Marlow Rowing Club, and moved to Leander Club in Henley-on-Thames. With Pinsent he set a world's best time of 6:18.37 for a coxed pair in 1994, lowered the Silver Goblets and Nickalls Challenge Cup record at Henley Royal Regatta by 13 seconds in 1995 to 6.56 (1 mile 550 yards) and the Olympic coxless pairs record by 7 seconds in their 1996 final on Lake Lanier, Georgia. During this period he was diagnosed as suffering from diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease. In the four he set world and Olympic records of xxxxx in xxxxxx ???
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