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Time Trials Conclude at the First Olympic Selection Event

*This page will be regularly updated throughout the event.

Day One Coverage:


Men’s Lightweight Double Time Trial Results

STAFF REPORTS
PHOTOS BY LISA WORTHY

The crew of Jasper Liu and Zachary Heese representing Vesper took the top spot in the men’s lightweight double event finishing with a time of 6:06.92.

Their teammates James McCullough and Joshua Remland weren’t too far behind finishing with a time of 6:13.82 in the second place spot with the Riverside composite entry rounding out the top three.

The men’s lightweight double time trial concludes the first day of racing. Full story to follow.

A full list of results can be found here.

Michelle Sechser and Mary Reckford in the women’s lightweight Double time trial. Photo by Lisa Worthy.

Women’s Lightweight Double Time Trial Results

Michelle Sechser and Mary Reckford were the fastest crew in the women’s lightweight Double time trial finishing a hefty 17 seconds ahead of the second-place crew.

In second and third positions, the margin was significantly more narrow with less than one-tenth of a second separating the two composite crews.

A full list of results can be found here.

Jacob Plihal and Mark Couwenhoven racing in the men’s double time trial. Photo by Lisa Worthy.

Men’s Double Time Trial Results

In the men’s double Green Racing Project’s Jacob Plihal and Mark Couwenhoven finished first with a time of 6:08.85 narrowly edging out Charles Anderson and Eliot Putnam on the clock by less than one second.

The Vesper/OKC composite of Kevin Cardno and Jonathan Kirkegaard rounded out the top three four seconds off of first.

A full list of results can be found here.

John Graves racing in the men’s single time trial. Photo by Lisa Worthy.

Men’s Single Time Trial Results

In the second event of the day, Green Racing Project’s John Graves finished first with a time of 6:37.20.

Graves bested Leonard Futterman of Malta Boat Club and Thomas Phifer of Penn AC by two seconds and four seconds, respectively.

The top 16 contenders will advance to heats.

The men’s double time trial begins at 9:30 a.m.

A full list of results can be found here.

Kara Kohler in the women’s single event. Photo by Lisa Worthy.

Women’s Single Time Trial Results Official

With the first race of the 2021 U.S. Olympic Rowing Team Trials I concluded the results yielded some expected outcomes.

Kara Kohler took the top spot with a time of 7:08.61 beating out Gevvie Stone on the clock by three seconds. Sophia Vitas representing the Princeton Training Center rounded out the top three with a time of 7:19.08.

The top 16 contenders will advance to heats.

The men’s single time trial begins at 8:45 a.m.

A full list of results can be found here.

Olympic Trials Set to Begin

Day one of the 2021 U.S. Olympic Rowing Team Trials I is set to begin at 8:00 a.m. at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota-Bradenton.

The event will result in the first athletes to be officially named to the 2021 U.S. Olympic rowing squad.

For a comprehensive preview of the event and what’s at stake click here. For live results click here.

Sunday practice and scene photos, click here.

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