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World Rowing Cup 2024 Poznan: Australia finish with nine medals – winners list

World Rowing Cup 2024 Poznan: Australia finish with nine medals – winners list

Australian rowers secured nine medals, including five golds, at the World Rowing Cup 2024 in Poznan, Poland. The meet concluded on Sunday.

Olympic champions Alexander Purnell, Jack Hargreaves and Spencer Turrin were part of the Australian team that won the gold medal in the Men’s Eight event while Alexander Hill, another Olympic gold medallist from Tokyo 2020, was part of the silver medal-winning Men’s Four quartet.

In the women’s events, reigning women’s coxless four Olympic champions Annabelle Mcintyre and Jessica Morrison clinched the gold in the Women’s Pair and a silver in Women’s Eight. Their Tokyo 2020 gold medal-winning partner Lucy Stephan helped Australia pick up yet another gold in Women’s Eight.

The Men’s Eight – a category where Australia is yet to win an Olympic gold medal – saw the team of Benjamin Canham, Joshua Hicks, Spencer Turrin, Angus Widdicombe, Jack Hargreaves, Alexander Purnell, Angus Dawson, Jack O’Brien and Kendall Brodie finish on top of the podium after clocking 5:32.48.

Germany finished second with 5:38.17 while Ukraine settled for bronze with a time of 5:41.19.

Australia also secured a one-two finish in the Women’s Eight event. The team of Bronwyn Cox, Paige Barr, Katrina Werry, Georgina Rowe, Jacqueline Swick, Giorgia Patten, Sarah Hawe, Lucy Stephan and Hayley Verbunt won the gold medal after clocking 6:23.64.

Eliza Gaffney, Samantha Morton, Olympia Aldersey, Jean Mitchell, Lily Alton Triggs, Annabelle Mcintyre, Jessica Morrison, Molly Goodman and Hannah Cowap clinched silver with 6:25.44. The Netherlands finished in third place with 6:29.30.

Two-time World Championships bronze medallist Tara Rigney (7:34.62) won the gold medal in Women’s Single Sculls. She finished ahead of Juliane Faralisch (7:41.38) of Germany and Aurelia-Maxima Katharina Janzen (7:43.08) of Switzerland.

Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Harriet Hudson partnered Amanda Bateman to win the gold in Women’s Double Sculls after clocking 7:04.03.

Norway’s Thea Helseth-Inger Seim Kavlie (7:04.32) won silver while the bronze was secured by Elodie Scaramozzino-Emma Lunatti (7:05.90) of France.

This was the Australian Rowing Team’s final competitive outing before the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Australian para rowers also bagged two medals – one gold and one bronze – from the Poland meet.

World Rowing Cup 2024 Poznan: Australian medal winners

Men’s events

  • Gold medal in Men’s Eight: Benjamin Canham, Joshua Hicks, Spencer Turrin, Angus Widdicombe, Jack Hargreaves, Alexander Purnell, Angus Dawson, Jack O’Brien, Kendall Brodie
  • Silver medal in Men’s Four: Timothy Masters, Jack Robertson, Fergus Hamilton, Alexander Hill

Women’s events

  • Gold medal in Women’s Single Sculls: Tara Rigney
  • Gold medal in Women’s Pair: Jessica Morrison, Annabelle Mcintyre
  • Gold medal in Women’s Double Sculls: Amanda Bateman, Harriet Hudson
  • Gold medak in Women’s Eight: Bronwyn Cox, Paige Barr, Katrina Werry, Georgina Rowe, Jacqueline Swick, Giorgia Patten, Sarah Hawe, Lucy Stephan, Hayley Verbunt
  • Silver in Women’s Eight: Eliza Gaffney, Samantha Morton, Olympia Aldersey, Jean Mitchell, Lily Alton Triggs, Annabelle Mcintyre, Jessica Morrison, Molly Goodman, Hannah Cowap
  • Silver medal in Women’s Four: Olympia Aldersey, Jean Mitchell, Lily Alton Triggs, Molly Goodman
  • Bronze medal in Women’s Quadruple Sculls: Ria Thompson, Laura Gourley, Rowena Meredith, Caitlin Cronin