|Representing Great Britain|
|2012 London||Lwt double sculls|
|World Rowing Championships|
Sophie Hannah Marguerite Hosking MBE (born 25 January 1986) is a retired British rower. A fixture in British lightweight sculling since 2007, Hosking won a surprise gold medal for Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics lightweight double sculls, along with Kat Copeland. Hosking and Copeland's success was the second of six gold medals won by Great Britain on the middle Saturday of the 2012 Games, on what became known in the United Kingdom as Super Saturday.
Hosking was born in 1986. The lightweight rower David Hosking is her father. She studied at Kingston Grammar School in London, Trevelyan College, Durham University (Chemistry and Physics), graduating in 2007.
Following her retirement from competitive rowing, Hosking embarked on her new career, training as a solicitor.
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- Sophie Hosking through to lightweight double sculls final (From Wandsworth Guardian)
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- "London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Honours" (PDF). Cabinet Office.
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