July 26, 2019

2019 World Rowing U23 Championships Update

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SARASOTA, Fla. — At the conclusion of the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships, Lexie Nothdurft, Maddie Perrett and Sierra Tiede earned bronze medal finishes and Leonie Heuer and Jessy Vermeer earned fifth-place finishes overall for their respective countries.

Perrett, Tiede and Heuer competed in the 8+ A Final on Saturday, the final race of the championships. Tiede and Perrett helped the United States to a bronze medal finish, clocking a time of 6:23.470 to narrowly beat out Romania for the medal. Heuer helped the German 8+ boat to finish fifth with a time of 6:38.450.

 

2019 World Rowing U23 Championships
July 24-28, 2019

W8+
3rd – USA – Maddie Perrett, Sierra Tiede
5th – GER – Leonie Heuer

W4+
3rd – AUS – Lexie Nothdurft

W2-
5th – NED – Jessy Vermeer

Day-By-Day Updates:


DAY 4 – BUCKEYES IN THE FINALS

Lexie Nothdurft and Jessy Vermeer represented the Buckeyes in the finals on Saturday, helping their respective boats to top-6 finishes at the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships. Nothdurft and Australia’s 4+ earned bronze while Vermeer and the Netherlands’ 2- finished fifth in the A finals.

Leonie Heuer, Maddie Perrett and Sierra Tiede will be racing in the Women’s Eight A final tomorrow at 12:20 p.m.

DAY 3 – BUCKEYES ARE ON TO THE A FINALS

After three days of racing at the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships, all five Buckeyes competing had raced their way into a spot in the finals.

Heuer, Perrett and Tiede competed in their first race of the championships in the women’s eight (8+) exhibition race on Friday. Perrett and Tiede helped the United States’ boat to a fourth-place finish with a time of 6:11.330. Heuer and Germany’s boat crossed the finish in fifth place with a time of 6:12.790.

Vermeer and the Netherlands’ women’s pair (2-) finished third in their semifinal to advance to the A Final on Saturday. The boat finished with a time of 7:07.420.

 

DAY 2 – LEXIE NOTHDURFT HITS THE WATER WITH AUSTRALIA’S 4+

Nothdurft was the second of five Ohio State rowers racing at the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships to hit the water, racing on Thursday for Australia’s Coxed Four (4+).

She helped her boat to a third-place finish, racing a time of 7:05.880 and an automatic entry in the finals. Boats from Italy, France, Canada and the United States raced against Australia for lane assignments in Saturday’s final due to fewer than six entries in the 4+.

DAY 1 – JESSY VERMEER ADVANCES TO THE A/B SEMIFINAL

On the first day of competition at the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships, Vermeer and the Netherlands’ Pair (2-) raced a time of 7:28.210 to finish third in their heat. The finish qualified the boat for Friday’s A/B Semifinal.

In her heat was competition from Australia, Greece, Italy and South Africa.