Nichols Places 4th in Sr. and Jr. World Championships
July 29, 2008
LINZ, Austria - Former California rower and current U.S. Olympic alternate Julie Nichols placed fourth in the lightweight women's single scull on Sunday at the 2008 FISA World Rowing Senior and Junior Championships. Nichols finished 0.03 seconds behind the third-place rower, Croatia's Mirna Rajle Brodanac, 7:47.15-7:47.18. Switzerland's Pamela Weisshaupt won the gold medal in a time of 7:43.26. Ireland's Sinead Jennings was second in 7:43.81.
Nichols is a U.S. Olympic alternate in the women's single scull.