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World Champion Lucy Grinalds Profiled by World Rowing

Incoming Harvard University and Radcliffe crew freshman Lucy Grinalds captured a gold medal at the 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships in Eton, England on Saturday.

The newly minted world champion was featured in a Q&A with World Rowing that can be read here.

Grinalds, a four-time junior national team member, helped the U.S. women's four win gold at Eton. The group led wire-to-wire in the final, holding off runner-up Great Britain by 1.76 seconds for a winning time of 6:48.77. Grinalds and two of her boatmates were silver medalists in in 2010, and the United States had not won the event since 2000.

Click here for USRowing's recap of the gold-medal performance, click here for row2k's take and click here for a photo gallery.