Yohann Rigogne

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Yohann Rigogne Yohann

Hometown:
 Besançon, France
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Current Residence: Philadelphia, Pa. 
Club Affiliation: Vesper Boat Club
Began Rowing: 1995 – Sport Nautique Besançon
Date of Birth: 11/11/80
Height: 6'7”
Weight: 197
High School: Lycee Jules Haag, Besançon, France
Undergraduate Education: Universitee de Besancon, Bachelor degree Mechanical Design Engineering, 2003
Training Location:
Philadelphia, Pa.
Current Coaches: Sean Clarke, John Parker

National Teams: Two – 2014, Senior; 2015 Pan Am

International Results: Finished fourth in the single sculls at the 2015 Pan American Games...Finished 20th in the single at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2 . . .Finished 25th in the single sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Championships.

National Results: Finished sixth in the pair at the 2016 National Selection Regatta I...Won the single sculls at 2015 Pan American Games Trials... Finished second in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta I ... Won gold in the single sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Championship Trials ... Finished sixth in the single sculls at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 1…Finished second in the single sculls at the 2014 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the single sculls at the 2014 USRowing National Championships.

Personal: Yohann’s most memorable sporting achievement was winning the French junior national title in the men’s double sculls with Alexandre Belgy…He started rowing because his dad rowed for one season and he decided to give it a try…The most influential person in Yohann’s sporting career is Jean Christophe Rolland who received a gold medal in the pair at the 2000 Olympic Games because he showed Yohann that everything is possible during a race…He hopes to make the U.S. National Team for the 2015 World Rowing Championships in France and then make the U.S. Olympic Team that will compete in 2016…Yohann is engaged…After his rowing career, he hopes to focus more on his future family, kids and traveling more.

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