Harvard and Radcliffe Rowers Wrap U23 Championships

Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot
Photo courtesy of Gil Talbot

PLOVIDV, Bulgaria, - Former Harvard heavyweight crew captain Max Meyer-Bosse '15 won silver in the USA men's eight event at the 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships as nine rowers made it into the A finals.

Sitting at the five seat of the men's eight, Meyer-Bosse helped USA cross the finish line with a time of 5:36.49. Finishing second overall with the Great Britain heavyweight men's four, James Johnson '17 and Ross Jarvis '17 helped the team cross in 6:13.07, finishing in front of Canada by .31 of a second.  This marked Johnson's second year racing for Great Britain.

With the help of men's lightweight coach, Ian Accomando, Alexander Bonorris '15 and the USA men's lightweight pair finished fourth in the A final with a time of 6:55.59. The pair was four hundredths of a second outside medaling. Tommy Marshall '17 helped the Great Britain lightweight pair to a fifth-place finish with a time of 6:57.81.

Lightweight senior Ian Klein led the men's four with a sixth-place finish with a time of 6:09.55. Radcliffe's Mary Carmack '15 and the women's double sculls won the C final with a time of 7:29.05.

Senior James Croxford and sophomore Sam Hardy rowed in the Australian Coxed Four and came first in their heat and fifth in the A final. 

Jack Kelley '18 raced for a third-place finish in the B final for the lightweight single Australian team (7:21.33).

Racing for the French men's eight, Sean Vedrinelle '17 placed sixth with a time of 5:49.86.

Finishing with a time of 6:37.86 in the men's double, Juri-Mikk Udam '17 of men's heavies finished in fifth place in the B final for Estonia.