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Harvard Athletes Take Home Two Medals at World Championships

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.