At a glance

31 May 1966
178 cm / 75 kg 5'10'' / 165 pounds
Female

Jessica Monroe was already in her 20s when she took up rowing but, after only a year of training, she made the Canadian national team in 1989. Two years later she won the coxless fours (with Kirsten Barnes, Brenda Taylor, and Jennifer Doey) and the eights (alongside Barnes, Megan Delehanty, Doey, Kathleen Heddle, Marnie McBean, Taylor, Lesley Thompson-Willie, and the non-Olympian Kelly Mahon) at the 1991 World Championships, setting world records in both. She repeated these victories, and set tournament records, at the 1992 Summer Olympics, with Kay Worthington rowing in place of Doey in both events (Doey dropped out...

Jessica in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
3
medals
Gold medal:2 Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • 2 Silver medal
      Rowing
      Coxed Eights
  • Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    • 1 Gold medal
      Rowing
      Coxless Fours
    • 1 Gold medal
      Rowing
      Coxed Eights