Eimear Lambe



Eimear was born in Dublin in 1997. She has always enjoyed sport, and had played a wide variety of sports growing up- although, self proclaimed, was not very good at any of them! At the age of 12 Eimear joined her local rowing club and soon made her first national debut 2 years later at the Junior Europeans. At UCD she studied International Commerce with German spending a year studying in Regensburg, Germany. In 2019 she won Ireland’s first female U23 World Championship medal, and continued on to win a silver and bronze European medal in 2020 and 2021. She competed at her first Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 where, alongside her teammates, she won Ireland’s first ever Olympic Medal in openweight Rowing.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - Day 5 - Rowing

Quick Facts:

Hometown: Dublin, Ireland

Favourite food: Nachos with all the toppings

Favourite movie: 500 Days of Summer

Favourite music: Pretty Lady-Tash Sultana

Childhood  heros: Michael Jordan

Favourite athlete: Sonia O Sullivan


Most rewarding moment in sport: Qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games

Talents other than sport: I can speak German and enjoy a bit of writing every now and again but not necessarily a talent!




  • 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games: Bronze Medal
  • 2021 European Rowing Championships: 2nd Place
  • 2020  European Rowing Championships, 3rd Place
  • 2019 World U23 Championships, 2nd Place

Eimear Lambe

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