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Caileigh Filmer
Personal information
Nationality Canadian
Born December 18, 1996 (1996-12-18) (age 24)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Height 169 cm
Weight 76 kg
Sport
Country Canada
Sport Rowing
Event(s) Coxless pair, Coxless four, Eight
College team University of California, Berkeley

Caileigh Filmer (born December 18, 1996) is a Canadian national representative rower, an Olympian and a 2018 world champion.

Caileigh graduated from Mount Douglas Secondary in 2014 and started at University of California in fall of 2014. She won a bronze medal at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in the coxless pair event alongside Larissa Werbicki.

She represented Canada in the Rowing World Cup I and Rowing World Cup II in the women's pair in 2016 and then was selected to represent Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the women's eight event. Her crew placed fifth in the Olympic final.

She was the 2018 world champion in the women's coxless pair winning her title with Hillary Janssens at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv.

She has qualified to represent Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

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