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San Diego Rowing Club: Junior Women win bronze at Nationals

San Diego Rowing Club: Junior Women win bronze at Nationals

San Diego Rowing Club’s junior women rowers claimed a bronze medal at the 2015 U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in a hard-fought, photo-finish race against some of the fastest quadruples sculls rowers in the country.

The Varsity Women’s team of Mariko Kelly, Jillian Renly, Delaney Lindsay and Samantha Shao surged to the finish line in a blazing 7:00.99, just 0.05 of a second ahead of regional rival Long Beach Rowing Club, seizing the bronze in the Women’s Youth 4x (four rowers, eight oars). SDRC’s split-second victory followed two days of competition that narrowed a field of 24 boats to just six advancing to the showcase final.

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