RIO CREWS TRIUMPH AT OKIE O’CONNOR HOT HEAD By: Jennifer Blatt

Saturday, October 12, 2013

 

Rio rowers made their presence known at the Okie O'Connor Hot Head Regatta. Rowing a diverse line-up of boats, the Rio team highlighted its versatility and skill by taking home seven gold medals. Gold medals were claimed in the Men’s Open 1x (Povalitis), Men’s Masters 2x (Rucker) Women’s Masters 1X (Neuharth), Men’s Masters 2x (Dolotov) Masters 8+(Wilkie), Women’s Masters 4+(Elkin), Women’s Masters 2x (Benz), and Mixed Masters 4x (Erwin).

 

All told, RSRC entered 12 events, and medaled in 10, as the Hot Head proved to be a very satisfying event! Below is the list of events and places, with the stroke seat listed to identify the boat:

 

Men’s Open 1x

Povalaitis         1

Erwin                2

Koenig              3

Lorenz              4

 

Men’s Masters 1x

Walsh               4

Orsi                  5

 

Women’s Masters 8+

Wilkie               1

 

Men’s Masters 2x

Dolotov             1

 

Men’s Open 2-

Koenig              2

 

Women’s Masters 1x

Neuharth          1

Larsen              2

Blatt                 3

 

Women’s Masters 4x

Blatt                 2

 

Men’s Masters 4x

Rucker             2

 

Women’s Masters 4+

Elkin                 1

Wilkie               2

 

Mixed 2x

Dolotov             4

 

Women’s Masters 2x

Benz                 1

 

Mixed 4x

Erwin                1

 

Many thanks to all who participated, and a special thanks to our friends at Tempe Rowers Association for putting on such a great event.

 

For a complete listing of results and times, see Regatta Central (link below).

https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/results/3339_6537.pdf

 

 


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