Two former UW athletes have been named to the USRowing National Team for the 2019 World Rowing Championships today, as USRowing announced its lineups for two men's and three women's crews.
Ten Washington rowers earned medals Sunday on the final day of the World Rowing Under 23 Championships at Nathan Benderson Park. The UW contingent, 25 athletes in all, was led by a pair of gold medalists: Dimitra Tsamopoulou (Greece) in the women's double sculls and Harvey Kay (Great Britain) in the men's eight. Another eight individuals earned silver or bronze.
Eight UW athletes saw their World Rowing Under 23 Championships regatta come to an end with finals races Saturday at Nathan Benderson Park. Four Huskies raced in A finals (top six) while four more competed in B finals. Another 17 will row in finals on the last day of the championships tomorrow.
With the finals already set for most events, Friday was a much less busy day than the previous two for Husky rowers competing at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
It was a busy day of action for UW athletes at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships Thursday at Nathan Benderson Park, as a five-hour rain delay in the middle of the day's schedule made for a long day for the 21 Huskies who competed.
A win by the U.S. women's four, with UW rower Teal Cohen in the two seat, highlighted the morning for the Huskies on the first day of the World Rowing Under 23 Championships Wednesday in Sarasota, Fla.