The most successful male rower in Olympic history, Steve Redgrave won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. He also won three Commonwealth Games gold medals and nine World Rowing Championships gold medals. He is regarded as one of Britain's greatest-ever Olympians and is the only man to have won gold medals at five Olympic Games in an endurance sport.
Steve has also gained many other honours for rowing over the years, including the Henley Royal Regatta Diamond Sculls several times and the Silver Goblets a record seven times. In 1986, he became a Triple Commonwealth Gold Medallist at Edinburgh, winning the Single Scull, Coxless Pairs and Coxed Four.
Steve's other sporting interests include golf and winter sports, and during the 1989/90 season he was a member of the British Bobsleigh Team.
Steve was awarded the MBE in the New Year's Honours List of 1987 and the CBE in the New Year's Honours List of 1997. He subsequently gained a Knighthood in the 2001 New Year's Honours List, following his success at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, when the Coxless Four he led won Gold. The University of Durham also awarded him an Honorary Degree in 1996. In 2011. he received the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year's Lifetime Achievement Award.
As of 2016, Steve is the fourth most decorated British Olympian after Sir Chris Hoy, Jason Kenny and Sir Bradley Wiggins.
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