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Gevvie Stone ’07 Takes Home Silver Medal at Rio Olympics

Princeton rower Gevvie Stone ’07 earned herself a spot on the podium after her performance in the women’s single sculls Final A this morning, where she took home the silver medal for Team USA with a time of 7:22.92. Stone entered today’s medal race after an outstanding semifinal, where she finished second in her group with a time of 7:44.56.  However, she turned out an even...
Via The Daily Princetonian
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Ochal ’08 begins second Olympic Journey in Men’s Eight

Glenn Ochal ’08 was not ready to call it quits, even after winning a bronze medal in the men’s coxless four at the 2012 London Games. The Princetonian embarked upon his quest for Olympic glory once again on Monday in the men’s coxed eight at the Rio Games. The U.S. contingent unfortunately failed to advance in the second heat of the day, coming in second behind the defending...
Via The Daily Princetonian
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Prendes ’11 and Nase ’13 Advance to Semifinals behind New Zealand

The Men’s Lightweight Four got underway on Day 1 at the 2016 Rio Olympics, with two Princetonians, Robin Prendes ’11 and Tyler Nase ’13 in action. Joined by fellow Americans Anthony Fahden and Edward King, Nase and Prendes helped the U.S. contingent safely advance to the semifinals of the competition in the third and final heat of the day, traversing 2,000 meters of the gorgeous...
Via The Daily Princetonian
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Nase, Prendes, Wilkinson Round Out Rowing Olympians; Barakso Named Alternate

Men's lightweight alumni Tyler Nase '13 and Robin Prendes '11, along with women's open standout Lauren Wilkinson '11, will be joining Kate Bertko '06, Gevvie Stone '07, and Glenn Ochal '08 in Rio next month for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Via GoPrincetonTigers.com
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

British rower Grainger seeks medal at fifth straight Olympics

LONDON (AP) British rower Katherine Grainger will attempt to win a medal for a fifth straight Olympics after being selected in her country's team for the Rio de Janeiro Games. The 40-year-old Grainger will partner Victoria Thornley in the double sculls in Rio. Grainger is the defending champion in the discipline, having won gold with Anna Watkins in the London Olympics in 2012 to...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Wales selects James, Tipuric against Ireland in Six Nations

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) Wales has selected winger Tom James for the first time in more than five years and preferred Justin Tipuric to Dan Lydiate in the back row for the Six Nations game against Ireland on Sunday. Jonathan Davies returns from a knee injury that forced him to miss the Rugby World Cup last year, starting at center alongside Jamie Roberts. James' last appearance for...
Via Associated Press
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell, Stone win singles in Head of the Charles

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Cambridge Boat Club's Andrew Campbell and Gevvie Stone won the men's and women's singles titles Saturday on the first day of the 50th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. The Cambridge Boat Club is the third timing checkpoint on the race course and serves as headquarters for the regatta. Campbell and Stone have trained and lifted weights together. The 22-year...
Via Associated Press
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic rowing champion Tom James retires, won pair of gold medals

Olympic champion Tom James is retiring from rowing to pursue a career as a business consultant. The 29-year-old Briton won gold medals in the men's four at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and at the 2012 London Games during his 10 years in the senior squad. He was also in the British four that set a world best time in Lucerne last year. James says "I feel very, very lucky. London 2012...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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