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Athlete profile
Rod Chisholm

2 World Championships, 1 Olympic Games

  • 2011 World Rowing Championships – GOLD MEDAL lightweight men’s eight
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Games –
    9th men’s lightweight four
  • 2007 World Rowing Championships –
    7th men’s lightweight four

Nickname: Rod
Home town: Milton Keynes
Place of residence: Clovelly, Sydney
Occupation: Fund Manager
Club: St. George
Began rowing: 1992
Date of birth: 19/06/1974
Height: 183cm
Weight: 72.5kg
Favourite food: The first meal after the last weigh in!
Favourite book: Assault of Lake Casitas
School: Bedford Modern
Current coach: Andrew Randell
Institute/Academy: NSWIS
Rowing career highlight(s): Head of the Charles (1998) Scullers Head (2000) Pairs Head (2001) Henley Royal (2002) Selection Trials (2008)
Professional goals: To win a medal for Australia in the LM4-
Sporting hero: Brad Alan Lewis
Interests: Thinking up fun ways to fill my free time after the Olympics, pretending that there will be free time after the Olympics

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