Nine Bears are competing at the 2022 U23 World Rowing Championships
PROVIDENCE, RI – Eight male team athletes and assistant coaches Scott Cockle will represent their respective nations at the 2022 U23 World Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy next week.
The U23 Championships start on Monday 25th July and last until Saturday 30th July.
Four Americans will start in the US Eight next week Will Legenzowski I’m wearing red, white and blue for the second summer in a row. New York native Vista rode the single in Racice, Czech Republic last summer.
helmsman Jack DiGiovanni and rowers Charlie Fargo and Kai Hoite join Legendowski in the eight. All four Bears rode in Varsity 8 during the spring season and earned Second Team All-Ivy honors. DiGiovanni, Fargo andlegenzowski were also recognized by IRCA All-America this spring.
DiGiovanni is representing the United States for the first time in Italy, while Fargo and Hoite previously competed at the 2018 World Rowing Junior Championships.
student in the first year Oliver Page-Kuhr will represent Canada in the Men’s Eight. Page-Kuhr raced the V8 and 2V8 during the season, helping the latter to finish second in the 75th Eastern Sprints. Page-Kuhr represents Canada in international competition for the first time.
second grader William Stop travels to Italy to represent the Netherlands and race in the men’s quad. Stoop was an IRCA Scholar athlete and helped the 2V8 finish second in the Eastern Sprints and fifth in the IRA Championship. Stoop takes part in the U23 World Championship for the second year in a row.
student in the first year Enno Mönch will race with Germany in the Coxed Four in Italy while also making his debut at the U23 Championships. The native of Hamburg drove every race this spring with the 2V8. Mönch represented Germany at the 2021 World Junior Rowing Championships.
IRCA First Team All-Americans Gabriel Mahler will represent the Czech Republic. Mahler is no stranger to international competition, having competed in the 2022 World Rowing Cup II and the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Cockle travels to Italy to represent Great Britain at the U23 World Cup for the second year in a row. The helmsman will lead the Great Britain Men’s Eight as they seek their second consecutive gold medal.
The eight student athletes mark a program best for Brown by a clear margin. Four Bears competed in the 2021 U23 World Rowing Championships and three Bears competed in the 2018 and 2019 Championships.
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