December 11, 2017

Old Lyme’s Hack Starts Quest for Rowing Gold in Rio This Morning

The US Men's Eight in action with Austin Hack as stroke. Photo courtesy of usrowing.com

The US Men’s Eight in action with Austin Hack as stroke.
Photo courtesy of usrowing.com

Update:  The US Men’s Eight came in second behind Germany in their heat this morning.  Germany has qualified directly for the final along with Great Britain, who won the first heat.  The US  team must now row again in the repechage on Wednesday at 9 a.m. EST to secure a spot in the final.

Go Austin! Go Team USA!

Austin Hack of Old Lyme, the stroke for the US Men’s Eight, has his first race at 8:20 a.m. Monday (Aug. 8) morning. The schedule had to be reconfigured after today’s racing was cancelled in Rio due to high winds.

 

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