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Fred Scarlett

Full name: Alexander Frederick Yorke Scarlett
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: April 29, 1975 in Ashford, Kent, Great Britain
Affiliations: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Fred Scarlett followed his father, a former member of the Oxford University eight, as a rower. He was educated at King's School, Canterbury and Oxford Brookes University and was part of the university crew that gained a fair amount of success at the Henley Regatta, Scarlett rowed with in a pair with [Steve Williams] throughout 1998 and the duo reached the World Championship final at their first attempt. The pairing was broken up for 1999 and Scarlett was instead drafted into the British eight.

The crew placed second in all their major races in 1999 including the World Championships and then won the prestigious Lucerne Regatta in their last race before the Sydney Olympics. Rowing in the seventh seat at Sydney, Scarlett was part of the first British crew to win the Olympic title in 88 years. This was the last race of his rowing career. He now works in France for the Krug Champagne Company.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Final Round A Final 5:33.08
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Repêchage Heat Two 5:38.59
2000 Summer 25 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 5:34.47
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