Senior A / Fergus Pragnell

Senior Athletes
Fergus Pragnell
Date of Birth 17/09/1985
Coach Tim McLaren
Nickname Fergy-bill
Height 196cm
Weight 94kgs
Hometown Queanbeyan, Australia
Club Sydney University Boat Club
After missing out on selection and being named as a reserve for the 2012 London Olympics, Pragnell took a year out of the sport. He returned to win gold in the men’s eight at the 2014 World Cup in Sydney as well as taking bronze in the four and gold in the pairs at the Australian Championships. He was subsequently included in the men’s four that went on to win World Championship bronze as well as two World Cup medals in 2014. Pragnell, who hails from Queanbeyan but is based in Sydney, started rowing in 2001 and was making his international debut just three years later. In 2007 he was fourth in the coxed pair at the World Championships, a position he was able to better by one and take bronze at the 2008 World Championships.
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
M4- 2014 World Championships Third Place
M4- 2014 AIGUEBELETTE World Cup Second Place
M8+ 2014 Sydney World Cup First Place
M4- 2014 Sydney World Cup Third Place
M8+ 2010 Lucerne World Cup Second Place
M2+ 2008 World Championships Third Place
BM4+ 2006 U23 World Championships Second Place
BM4+ 2004 World Rowing U First Place