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Athlete Profiles / Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy
Date of Birth 28/04/1996
Coach Don McLachlan
Height 175cm
Weight 65kgs
Hometown Sydney, NSW
Hobbies Camping, Cycling, Surfing, Looking after my pet fish, Breakfast
Club NSWIS/Mosman RC
Previous Rowing Clubs/School St Augustines
Sean Murphy is currently studying Physiotherapy and in 2019 was selected to compete in the Lightweight Men's Single Scull and also act as the reserve for the Lightweight Men's Double Scull. He had a successful 2019 season winning gold medals at World Rowing Cups 2 and 3, and a bronze at the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria. The New South Welshman has represented Australia at Junior and U21 level and temporarily relocated to Canberra in 2017 to race in the Lightweight Men's Quadruple Scull at the World Rowing Cups and World Championships. In 2018, Murphy, was selected to represent Australia in the U23 Men's Single Scull at the 2018 World Rowing U23 Championships where he won a bronze medal. Coached domestically by Matthias Ungemach, Murphy is studying physiotherapy and also works as a disability support practitioner for Cerebral Palsy Alliance. In 2021, Murphy relocated once again to Canberra, alongside Hamish Parry from Queensland, to prepare in the Lightweight Men's Double Scull, under the guidance of Don McLachlan. The duo will race with the Lightweight Men's Double Scull in Lucerne at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta, in a bid to qualify the boat for the Tokyo Games.
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
LM1x 2019 World Rowing Championships Third Place
LM1x 2019 World Rowing Cup 3 First Place
LM1x 2019 World Rowing Cup 2 First Place
BM1x 2018 U23 World Championships Third Place