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Miro
(Bulgarian-American Professional Wrestler)
Miro
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Birthdate: December 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plovdiv, People's Republic of Bulgaria

Bulgarian wrestler Miroslav Barnyashev, better known as Miro and Rusev, has had a successful career in the US. He is the only Bulgarian to have represented the WWE. He currently represents AEW and is a former United States and TNT champion. Before stepping into wrestling, he also competed in rowing, sambo, and powerlifting.

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Helen Glover
4
Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, England
 3 
Katherine Grainger
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
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Ebenezer Cobb Morley
(Football player, Rower)
Ebenezer Cobb Morley
4
Birthdate: August 16, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: November 20, 1924
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Steve Redgrave
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Birthdate: March 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marlow, England
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John B. Kelly Sr.
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Birthdate: October 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 20, 1960
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Caldwell Esselstyn
(Nutritionist, Rower)
Caldwell Esselstyn
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Birthdate: December 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Matthew Pinsent
(Britsh Rower and Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal Winner From 1992 to 2004)
Matthew Pinsent
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Birthdate: October 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Holt, Norfolk, England

Matthew Pinsent is an English broadcaster and former rower. Having won four successive Olympic gold medals in rowing, Pinsent is widely regarded as one of the most successful English Olympians of his generation. He also won 10 world championships during his illustrious rowing career. In 2005, Matthew Pinsent was honored by the International Rowing Federation with the Thomas Keller Medal.

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John B. Kelly Jr.
(Rower, Politician)
John B. Kelly Jr.
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Birthdate: May 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 2, 1985
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Ran Laurie
(Physician, Rower)
Ran Laurie
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Birthdate: June 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: September 19, 1998
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Paul O'Donovan
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Birthdate: April 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skibbereen, Ireland
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Gary O'Donovan
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Birthdate: December 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
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Bobby Pearce
(Rower, Wrestler)
Bobby Pearce
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Birthdate: September 30, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Died: May 20, 1976
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Oksana Masters
(Rower, Cross-country skier)
Oksana Masters
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Birthdate: June 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine
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Heather Stanning
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Birthdate: January 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yeovil, Somerset, England
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J. Michael Evans
(Banker, Rower)
J. Michael Evans
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Birthdate: August 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Cameron Winklevoss
(Rower and Entrepreneur Known for Co-founding 'HarvardConnection' (Later Renamed ConnectU))
Cameron Winklevoss
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Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States

Apart from being a former Olympic rower, Cameron Winklevoss is also a successful entrepreneur and, along with his twin brother, Tyler Winklevoss, has established the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. The twins once accused Mark Zuckerberg, their fellow Harvard alum, of stealing their idea of ConnectU, a social networking platform.

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Susan Francia
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Birthdate: November 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szeged, Hungary
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Tyler Winklevoss
(Founder of ‘Winklevoss Capital Management’ and ‘Gemini Cryptocurrency Exchange’)
Tyler Winklevoss
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Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States

Tyler Winklevoss is an American Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investor and entrepreneur. He is credited with founding the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange and Winklevoss Capital Management. He is also credited with co-founding ConnectU, which he claimed inspired Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook. Also a rower, Tyler and his identical twin brother, Cameron, competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where they finished sixth. 

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James Cracknell
(British Rower and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
James Cracknell
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Birthdate: May 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sutton, London, England

James Cracknell is a British athlete who specializes in rowing. With six World Rowing Championships and two Olympic gold medals under his belt, Cracknell is regarded as one of the most successful English rowers of his generation. He is also known for his charitable activities; in 2008, he raised funds for the BBC's Sport Relief charity.

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Joe Rantz
(Rower)
Joe Rantz
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Birthdate: March 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: September 10, 2007
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Mahé Drysdale
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Birthdate: November 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Charles Eugster
(Track and field athlete)
Charles Eugster
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Birthdate: July 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 26, 2017

Once a dentist, Charles Eugster stunned the world when he took to sprinting at age 95. In fact, he participated in age-group rowing in his 60s, winning countless gold medals, and also took up body building in his 80s. He penned his memoir, Age is Just a Number, at 97.

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Pete Reed
(Rower)
Pete Reed
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Birthdate: July 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
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Matt Brittin
(Rower, Businessman)
Matt Brittin
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Birthdate: September 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, England
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Hamish Bond
(Rower, Sport cyclist)
Hamish Bond
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Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand
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Cory Bernardi
(Politician)
Cory Bernardi
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Birthdate: November 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
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Colin Moynihan, 4th Baron Moynihan
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Birthdate: September 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Surrey, England
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James Stillman Rockefeller
(Rower, Philanthropist)
James Stillman Rockefeller
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Birthdate: June 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: August 10, 2004
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Marcus McElhenney
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Birthdate: July 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Drexel Hills, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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Alex Story
(Politician, Rower)
Alex Story
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Birthdate: December 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
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Eric Murray
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Birthdate: May 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, New Zealand
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Silken Laumann
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Birthdate: November 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada
Constantine Louloudis
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Birthdate: September 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
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Sally Robbins
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Birthdate: July 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
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Chay Blyth
(Rower)
Chay Blyth
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Birthdate: May 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hawick, United Kingdom
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Kim Brennan
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Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Rob Waddell
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Birthdate: January 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Te Kuiti, New Zealand
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Angela Madsen
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Birthdate: May 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xenia, Ohio, United States
Died: June 21, 2020
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G. A. H. Branson
(Judge, Rower)
G. A. H. Branson
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Birthdate: July 11, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, England
Died: April 23, 1951

During his time at Cambridge, G. A. H. Branson was a talented rower. He later rose through the ranks of the legal profession, becoming a successful barrister and eventually the judge of the High Court. He is also known as the grandfather of business tycoon and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson.

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Cameron Wurf
(Cyclist, Triathlete)
Cameron Wurf
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Birthdate: August 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
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Kathleen Heddle
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Birthdate: November 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trail, Canada
Died: January 11, 2021
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Polly Swann
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Birthdate: June 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancashire, England
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Tim Foster
(Rower)
Tim Foster
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Birthdate: January 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
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Moe Sbihi
(Rower)
Moe Sbihi
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Birthdate: March 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
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Emma Twigg
(Rower)
Emma Twigg
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Birthdate: March 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Napier, New Zealand
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Rebecca Romero
(Cyclist, Rower)
Rebecca Romero
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Birthdate: January 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carshalton, England

Rebecca Romero scripted history by winning two Olympic medals in two different sports, rowing and cycling, thus becoming the second woman to achieve the feat, after swimmer and handball player Roswitha Krause. Initially a rower, she was later deviated toward cycling after suffering a severe back injury.

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J. Paul Austin
(Businessperson, Rower)
J. Paul Austin
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Birthdate: February 14, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: LaGrange, Georgia, United States
Died: December 26, 1985
Crispin Money-Coutts, 9th Baron Latymer
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Birthdate: March 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: United Kingdom
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Sarah Tait
(Rower)
Sarah Tait
3
Birthdate: January 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Died: March 3, 2016
List of most famous rowing athletes, including world record holders and Olympic medal winner rowers.