Golden Bears Advance at World U23 Rowing Championships
Varese, Italy – Action continued at the Women’s World Rowing Under 23 Championships on Friday in Varese, Italy with several Golden Bears advancing.
In women’s double sculls, Norway, featuring Cal’s Inger Kavlie (bow-seat), won its repechage with a time of 7:13.39 to advance.
Australia, featuring Cal’s Jacinta Edmunds in the seven-seat, placed second in Friday’s repechage with a time of 6:18.85. Great Britain won the repechage with a time of 6:17.31.
Incoming freshman Katarina Floyd placed third in her semifinal race for the United States in the lightweight women’s single sculls on Friday with a time of 8:16.94. Belarus won the semifinal heat with a time of 7:58.67.
The United States women’s eight, featuring three Golden Bears – Agatha Nowinski (stroke), Kendall Chase (seven-seat), and Lindsay Meltz (coxswain) – won its heat on Thursday and will race in the A final this weekend.
The Germany women’s pair of Golden Bears Charlotte Siering and Dorothee Beckendorff will race against senior Ingvild Roenningen, competing for Norway as the bow-seat in the women’s pair B final.
Nowinski took first place for the United States in the women’s pair on Wednesday and will race in the A Final this weekend.
Chase served as the bow-seat in the women’s four for the United States that won its heat on Wednesday and will race in the A Final this weekend.
Fans can follow the World Rowing Under 23 Championships online at www.worldrowing.com.