Washington alumna and veteran U.S. para-rower Danielle Hansen '17 won both a gold and a silver medal while former UW men's team captain Jacob Dawson '16 won bronze in the men's four Saturday in the next-to-last day of the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Two Washington rowers representing Great Britain earned spots in A finals at the 2018 World Rowing Championships as both Anna Thornton '19 and Fiona Gammond '15 placed highly enough in semifinals to remain in contention for medals.
Wednesday was busy for UW Rowing athletes at the fourth full day of the 2018 World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, as Huskies rowed in men's and women's eights, women's double sculls and in the para-rowing women's pair.
It was a light day of action involving Huskies at the 2018 World Rowing Championships Tuesday in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, but the one boat with UW rowers on board was successful in its bid to make the A/B semfinals.
The second day of the 2018 World Rowing Championships brought more successes for current and former Washington rowers, highlighted by heat victories in the women's double sculls and para-rowing mixed four.