Steve Redgrave

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ABOUT

Sir Steven "Steve" Geoffrey Redgrave CBE DL (born on 23 March 1962) is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. He has also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals and nine World Rowing Championships golds. He is regarded as one of Britain's greatest-ever Olympians, the most successful male rower in Olympic history, and the only man to have won gold medals at five Olympic Games in an endurance sport. In 2002, Redgrave was ranked number 36 in the BBC poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. As of 2016 he is the fourth most decorated British Olympian after Sir Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Sir Bradley Wiggins. He has carried the British flag at the opening of the Olympic Games on two occasions. In 2011 he received the BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Date Of Birth

23.03.1962

Age

55

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