James Fox

James Fox

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    PR3 Mix4+

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James Fox completed a golden Paralympiad with the GB Rowing Team PR3 (formerly LTA) mixed coxed four at Rio 2016 after following up three successive world championship titles with gold on the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.

Fox is a keen sportsman, who represented GB as a junior in the Coupe de la Jeunesse, and going in to Tokyo 2020 remains unbeaten in an outstanding senior Para rowing career.

Fox started his 2017 season in fine style, winning golds on both days at the Gavirate International Para-rowing Regatta in the PR3 mixed coxed four.

His next race was at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, where the PR3 crew set a new world best time in the heat and then another as they dominated the final, winning gold by over 20 seconds.

Fox – alongside Giedre Rakauskaite, Ellen Buttrick, Ollie Stanhope and cox Erin Kennedy won the PR3 Mix4+ world title in 2019, adding the European title in 2021.

Major Results

Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

  • LTA Mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+): Gold

2015 World Championships, Aiguebelette, France

  • LTA Mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+): Gold

2014 World Championships, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • LTA Mixed cox four (LTAMix4+): Gold

2013 World Championships, Chungju, South Korea

  • LTA Mixed coxed four (LTAMix4+): Gold

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