ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Harvard Athletes Take Home Two Medals at World Championships

Coffey medaled for the third straight year (photo courtesy USRowing).
Coffey medaled for the third straight year (photo courtesy USRowing).

CHUNGJU, South Korea – Two Harvard rowers finished atop the podium for the USA at the 2013 World Rowing Championships, as Olivia Coffey '11 earned a gold medal with the women’s four and Henrik Rummel '09 took bronze in the men’s four over the weekend.

Coffey and the W4- finished the course in 6:43.15 to best Canada by just over four seconds. Rummel and the USA men’s four crossed the finish line in 6:15.46, just 1.51 seconds behind first-place Netherlands.

Brendan Hodge '07 just missed the podium with Canada in the lightweight men’s pair, placing fourth (6:57.58).

Esther Lofgren ‘07-09 and the USA women's quadruple sculls finished fifth in the final with a time of 6:50.79. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS