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Athlete Profiles / James Medway

James Medway
Date of Birth 08/06/1992
Coach Ian Wright, Mark Prater and Andrew Randell
Nickname Medders
Height 193cms
Weight 90kgs
Hometown Sydney, Australia
Hobbies Listening to music
Club RBNTC/UTS Rowing Club
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Sydney University BC/ Sydney Grammar
James Medway first competed for Australia in 2013 when he was named in Australia's U23 Men's Four to compete at the U23 World Rowing Championships. The New South Welshman claimed a silver at the event and the following year was named in the U23 Men's Eight. The crew went on to win a silver medal at the U23 World Rowing Championships in Varese in 2014. A Harvard graduate, Medway competed in 2016 in Australia's Men's Eight at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta. He was later named, alongside fellow Harvard graduate, Joshua Hicks, as one of the Men's Sweep reserves for the Australian Rowing Team in 2016. At the end of 2018, Medway, having taken time away from the sport after Rio, returned to rowing at the elite level. He was selected to join the Reinhold Batschi Men's NTC, and was selected in the Men's Sweep squad for the World Rowing Cups.
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
BM8+ 2014 U23 World Championships Second Place
BM4- 2013 U23 World Championships Second Place