Margot Shumway

USA Rowing

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  • 2012
Name: Margot Shumway
Sport: Rowing 
Discipline: Women's Double Sculls
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 170
Current Residence: Arlington, Virginia

College: The Ohio State University '02, Comparative Cultural Studies

Olympic Experience:
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 5th in the quad sculls
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 6th place in the double sculls
Career Highlights:
  • Won gold in the single sculls at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Finished fifth in the double sculls and fifth in the quadruple sculls at the 2010 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne
  • Finished 13th in the single sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships
  • Finished second in the quadruple sculls at the 2008 Rowing World Cup stop in Lucerne

Fun Facts: Margot enjoys playing acoustic guitar, as well as mosaic-ing old tables ... Her favorite movies include Tommy BoyThe Shawshank Redemption and A League of Their Own ... She began rowing as a fourth-year student at The Ohio State University ... She lists East of Eden as her favorite book

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