Jo Matthews

Nationality: GBR Height: 178cm Age: 24
Course Medicine
College St John's
University Cambridge
Status Postgraduate
Role Rower

Boat Race History

  • 2021 – Cambridge Women’s Reserve Boat
  • 2022 – Cambridge Women’s Reserve Boat

About Jo:

Why did you choose Medicine?

I didn’t want to do anything that just involved being at a desk all day, and I like how you have the ability to help other people, and meet people from all walks of life.

Why did you first try rowing?

I joined my college boat club as there was a free bbq at the introduction session

What are your proudest rowing achievements?

Winning the Blondie-Osiris races at Ely in 2021, and on the tideway in 2022.

What would winning The Boat Race mean to you?

The sum of 6 years of preparation.

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