Congratulations to Keane Johnson '13 on his selection to the USRowing University Games Men's Eight. Keane earned his seat from a selection camp held at Community Rowing. The Eight will race at Elite Nationals from June 26-28th and Kazan, Russia from July 6-8th. The crew features members from Marist, George Washington, UCLA, UCSB, Pitt, Wisconsin, Minnesota, MIT, OCKU and Drexel. For more information visit http://www.wugusa.com/rowing/
Thank you Igor Belakovskiy for the photo. The WUGS Eight is on the bottom left with the US Senior LW camp on the top right.
The World University Games, also known as Universiade is an international multi-sports event for university athletes which is organized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The first World University Games took place in Paris in May 1923 at the initiative of Frenchman Jean Petitjean. From 1949, the Games were held under the auspices of FISU. There are both Summer and Winter Games, which are held every two years, in odd years. For more information, visit http://www.worldrowing.com/event_categories/world-university-games.