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USRowing Announces Olympic Camp Boat Nominations

by Allison Müller, allison@usrowing.org | Jun 20, 2016
The selection process has come to an end for four crews that have been nominated to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games. USRowing is pleased to announce the lineups for the women’s quadruple sculls, women’s eight, lightweight men’s four and men’s four.
National TeamPRINCETON, N.J. – Four crews have been nominated to represent the U.S. in competition at the 2016 Olympic Games, pending final approval. USRowing is pleased to announce the lineups for the lightweight men’s four, men’s four, women’s quadruple sculls and women’s eight.

Lightweight Men’s Four
Robin Prendes (Miami, Fla.)*
Tyler Nase (Phoenixville, Pa.)
Edward King (Ironton, Mo.)
Anthony Fahden (Lafayette, Calif.)*

Men’s Four
Seth Weil (Menlo Park, Calif.)
Henrik Rummel (Pittsford, N.Y.)*
Matt Miller (Springfield, Va.)
Charlie Cole (New Canaan, Conn.)*

Women’s Quadruple Sculls
Adrienne Martelli (University Place, Wash.)*
Grace Latz (Jackson, Mich.)
Tracy Eisser (Fair Lawn, N.J.)
Megan Kalmoe (St. Croix Falls, Wis.)**

Women’s Eight

Katelin Snyder (Detroit, Mich.)
Eleanor Logan (Boothbay Harbor, Maine)**
Amanda Elmore (West Lafayette, Ind.)
Tessa Gobbo (Chesterfield, N.H.)
Meghan Musnicki (Naples, N.Y.)*
Emily Regan (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Lauren Schmetterling (Moorestown, N.J.)
Amanda Polk (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Kerry Simmonds (San Diego, Calif.)

* Indicates 2012 Olympian
** Indicates 2008 and 2012 Olympian

Of the athletes above, six won medals at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Games; Logan and Musnicki won gold in the women’s eight, Kalmoe and Martelli return to the bronze-medal women’s quad, and Cole and Rummel won bronze in the men’s four. Polk was an alternate in 2012. Logan and Kalmoe are the sole returning two-time Olympians having competed in the gold-medal women’s eight and the women’s double sculls in Beijing.

The U.S. women’s quad is the defending world champion, while the U.S. women’s eight seeks a historic 11th-consecutive world or Olympic title in Rio.

Selection for the crews was determined by lineup evaluations and training camp performance in Chula Vista, Calif., and Princeton, N.J.

The final crew to represent the U.S. in Rio will be determined this week at 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials II. The men’s pair final takes place Wednesday, June 22, in West Windsor, N.J.

For more information about important USRowing dates, #RowToRio, the 2016 Olympic Games selection process and Olympic athlete bios, visit www.usrowing.org.

About USRowing
USRowing is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the governing body for the sport of rowing in the United States. USRowing has 85,000 individual members and 1,300 member organizations, offering rowing programs for all. USRowing receives generous support from the National Rowing Foundation and its corporate sponsors and partners. For more information, contact: USRowing Communications, (609) 751-0710, media@usrowing.org.
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