Five Harvard Athletes Selected for Rowing World Championships

Five Harvard Athletes Selected for Rowing World Championships

PRINCETON, N.J. – US Rowing announced earlier this week a group of 35 athletes, including five from Harvard, who will represent Team USA at the 2018 World Rowing Championships September 8-16 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The athletes were chosen from a competitive group at the 2018 Senior National Team selection camps with the men's training center based in Oakland, Calif. and the women's training center located in Princeton, N.J. 

Andrew Reed, Mike DiSanto and Conor Harrity, men's heavyweight crew alumni, will compete in the men's eight along with teammates from California, Princeton, Michigan and Cornell. 

Olivia Coffey, Radcliffe heavyweight alum, will represent the Black and White in the women's eight. 

Men's heavyweight recent graduate Alexander Richards earned himself a spot in the men's four boat with teammates from Connecticut College, Princeton and Wisconsin. 

The full 2018 Senior National Team will be announced after the conclusion of the Senior and Para Trials II set for August 5-8. More information can be found at