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 1 Tyler Winklevoss

Tyler Winklevoss.
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Famous As: Rower, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton (village), New York

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. 

 2 Helen Glover

Helen Glover.
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Truro, Cornwall, England

 3 James Cracknell

James Cracknell.
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Famous As: Rower
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.

 4 Ebenezer Cobb Morley

Ebenezer Cobb Morley.
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Famous As: Football player, Rower
Birthdate: August 16, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: November 20, 1924

 5 Steve Redgrave

Steve Redgrave.
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: March 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Marlow, England

 6 Miro

Miro
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: December 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plovdiv, People's Republic of Bulgaria
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 7 John B. Kelly Sr.

John B. Kelly Sr.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 4, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 20, 1960
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 8 Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: November 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
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 9 Caldwell Esselstyn

Caldwell Esselstyn
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Famous As: Nutritionist, Rower
Birthdate: December 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 10 Matthew Pinsent

Matthew Pinsent
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Famous As: Rower
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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 11 Cory Bernardi

Cory Bernardi
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

 12 Ran Laurie

Ran Laurie
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Famous As: Physician, Rower
Birthdate: June 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: September 19, 1998
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 13 John B. Kelly Jr.

John B. Kelly Jr.
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Famous As: Rower, Politician
Birthdate: May 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 2, 1985

 14 Bobby Pearce

Bobby Pearce
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Famous As: Rower, Wrestler
Birthdate: September 30, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Died: May 20, 1976
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 15 Heather Stanning

Heather Stanning
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: January 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yeovil, Somerset, England

 16 Paul O'Donovan

Paul O'Donovan
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: April 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skibbereen, Ireland
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 17 Marcus McElhenney

Marcus McElhenney
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: July 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Drexel Hills, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

 18 Gary O'Donovan

Gary O'Donovan
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: December 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
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 19 J. Michael Evans

J. Michael Evans
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Famous As: Banker, Rower
Birthdate: August 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 20 G. A. H. Branson

G. A. H. Branson
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Famous As: Judge, Rower
Birthdate: July 11, 1871
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Great Yarmouth, England
Died: April 23, 1951
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 21 Joe Rantz

Joe Rantz
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: March 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: September 10, 2007

 22 Mahé Drysdale

Mahé Drysdale
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: November 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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 23 Cameron Winklevoss

Cameron Winklevoss
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Famous As: Rower
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.

 24 Oksana Masters

Oksana Masters
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Famous As: Rower, Cross-country skier
Birthdate: June 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

 25 Susan Francia

Susan Francia
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: November 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szeged, Hungary

 26 Matt Brittin

Matt Brittin
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Famous As: Rower, Businessman
Birthdate: September 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, England
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 27 Pete Reed

Pete Reed
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: July 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 28 Charles Eugster

Charles Eugster
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Famous As: Track and field athlete
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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 29 Hamish Bond

Hamish Bond
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Famous As: Rower, Sport cyclist
Birthdate: February 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dunedin, New Zealand

 30 J. Paul Austin

J. Paul Austin
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Famous As: Businessperson, Rower
Birthdate: February 14, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: LaGrange, Georgia, United States
Died: December 26, 1985
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 31 Colin Moynihan, 4th Baron Moynihan

Colin Moynihan, 4th Baron Moynihan
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Famous As: Politician, Rower
Birthdate: September 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Surrey, England

 32 James Stillman Rockefeller

James Stillman Rockefeller
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Famous As: Rower, Philanthropist
Birthdate: June 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: August 10, 2004

 33 Sally Robbins

Sally Robbins
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: July 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Perth, Australia

 34 Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: November 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto Township, Ontario, Canada
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 35 Angela Madsen

Angela Madsen
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: May 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xenia, Ohio, United States
Died: June 21, 2020

 36 Constantine Louloudis

Constantine Louloudis
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: September 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
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 37 Chay Blyth

Chay Blyth
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: May 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hawick, United Kingdom

 38 Eric Murray

Eric Murray
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: May 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, New Zealand
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 39 Rob Waddell

Rob Waddell
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: January 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Te Kuiti, New Zealand

 40 Kim Brennan

Kim Brennan
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: August 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 41 Polly Swann

Polly Swann
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: June 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancashire, England

 42 Kathleen Heddle

Kathleen Heddle
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: November 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Trail, Canada
Died: January 11, 2021

 43 Cameron Wurf

Cameron Wurf
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Famous As: Cyclist, Triathlete
Birthdate: August 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia

 44 Tomasz Świątek

Tomasz Świątek
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: July 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

 45 Tim Foster

Tim Foster
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: January 19, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England

 46 Sarah Tait

Sarah Tait
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: January 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Perth, Australia
Died: March 3, 2016

 47 Rebecca Romero

Rebecca Romero
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Famous As: Cyclist, Rower
Birthdate: January 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carshalton, England

 48 Marnie McBean

Marnie McBean
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: January 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 49 Alex Gregory

Alex Gregory
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: March 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England

 50 Moe Sbihi

Moe Sbihi
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: March 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
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