It could begin with racing beyond Europe.
USRowing qualified 10 boats for Paris—eight for the Olympics and two for the Paralympics—and won seven medals but fell far short of the performance level of prior Olympic cycles. Said coach Josy Verdonkschot: “We have to improve.”
The final day of the 2023 World Rowing Championships delivered one of the most exciting days of racing yet, with fiercely contested races from the D-finals right through to the men’s eight which concluded the week.
Great Britain and the Netherlands won the bulk of the gold medals on offer on day 7 of the World Rowing Championships, with outstanding racing across A and B finals.
The first medals were handed out at the 2023 World Rowing Championships in Belgrade on Friday, after more crews qualified their boats for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games on a blustery Lake Sava.
Tickets to Paris were booked by 19 nations on the first day of semifinals at the 2023 World Rowing Championships.
Drexel University Director of Athletics, Maisha Kelly, and Director of Rowing, Paul Savell, announced on Tuesday the hiring of Katie Lane as the head coach of women's rowing.