O'Neill, Smith Lead U.S. to Gold at U-23 Worlds
July 24, 2006
O'Neill, who recently guided the Bears to their second straight NCAA championship, served as head coach of the American squad at the regatta. Smith, from Templeton, Calif., rowed in the No. 3 seat.
In the race, the U.S. led from the start and finished in 6:06.68, more than two seconds ahead of runner-up Belarus, which crossed the line in 6:08.98.
For complete results, visit the World Rowing website.