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Olympic Information

  • 2008 Beijing - 6th (women's eight)

Recent Performances

  • 5th (eight) - 2012 World Cup 3 (Munich, Germany)
  • 4th (eight) - 2012 World Cup 2 (Lucerne, Switzerland)
  • 4th (quad) - 2011 World Championships (Bled, Slovenia)
  • 5th (quad) - 2011 World Cup #3 (Lucerne, Switzerland)
  • 3rd (single) - 2011 Australian Rowing Championships (West Lakes, Australia)
  • 1st (double) - 2011 Australian Rowing Championships (West Lakes, Australia)
  • 1st (quad) - 2011 Australian Rowing Championships (West Lakes, Australia)
  • 3rd (eight) - 2011 Australian Rowing Championships (West Lakes, Australia)

Career Highlights

  • Winning a silver medal at the 2010 Lucerne World Cup in Switzerland
  • Competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
  • Winning the 2004 Junior World Championships in the single scull in Banyoles, Spain

Interesting Facts

  • Sally Kehoe was 21 when she made her Olympic debut as part of the eight at the 2008 Beijing Games finishing sixth.
  • Kehoe is one of only two surviving members of the women's eight from Beijing along with cox Lizzy Patrick.
  • While training in Canberra, Sally Kehoe worked at the National Australia Bank (Business Banking Centre) who supported her and her rowing addiction over the years.
  • Kehoe won her first national championship at the age of 14 and her first Junior World Championship at 16.
  • Kehoe can navigate her way round the Brisbane River, Sydney Harbour and Lake Burley Griffin... backwards!


Years on national team



Lyall McCarthy (2004 - current)
Phil Bourguignon (2003 - 2006 & 2009)

Primary Training Base

Canberra, Australia

Secondary Training Base

Queensland, Australia


Sydney University Womens Rowing Club (NSW, Australia)

Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra
Queensland Academy of Sport, Brisbane



Toowoomba Preparatory School (QLD, Australia)


St. Margaret's Anglican Girls School (QLD, Australia)


Bachelor of Business (Economics) - University of New England (2006 - 2011)

Rowing Team

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