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World Under-23 Rowing Championships Day Three: O'Brien in Action

July 13, 2012

TRAKAI, Lithuania-Virginia rowing rising senior Kristine O'Brien was in action as the 2012 World Under-23 Rowing Championships continued Friday (July 13) in Trakai, Lithuania.

O'Brien was in the stroke seat of the U.S. women's eight that finished first in its heat in a time of 6:28.46. Great Britain led the race through the first 1,000 meters, but the Americans stormed ahead and were victorious by almost five seconds over Germany (6:33.41).

The regatta continues Saturday (July 14), highlighted by former Cavalier Christine Roper (Class of 2011) and rising senior Susanne Grainger competing for Canada in the women's four grand final.

Friday's Result
Women's Eight heat - Kristine O'Brien (USA) - 1st - 6:28.46
Saturday's Schedule
5:04 a.m. - Women's Quadruple Sculls petite final - Martha Kuzzy (USA)
7:12 a.m. - Women's Double Sculls semifinals - Carli Goldberg and Cara Linnenkohl (USA); Holly Nixon (IRL)
9:10 a.m. - Women's Four grand final - Christine Roper and Susanne Grainger (CAN)


 

 

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