Elizabeth Sharis

Elizabeth Sharis

Statistics

Date of birth

5/23/1997

Height

5’11½”

Weight

147

Began Rowing

2009, Y Quad Cities Rowing

Hometown

Bettendorf, Iowa

Birthplace

Boston, Mass.

Current residence

Bettendorf, Iowa

High School

Pleasant Valley High School, 2015

Training Location

Moline, Ill./New Milford, Conn.

Current Coach

Gunter Butter

Club Affiliations

Y Quad Cities Rowing

National Teams

Four – Junior, 2012-15

International Results

Finished fourth in the double sculls at the 2017 World Rowing Junior Championships...Finished third in the quadruple sculls at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships...Advanced to the semifinals in the Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup at the 2015 Henley Royal Regatta…Finished 10th in the single sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Junior Championships…Won a silver medal in the quadruple sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Junior Championships…Finished second in the junior quadruple sculls at the 2012 World Rowing Senior and Junior Championships…Finished fourthin the under 19 single sculls at the 2011 Canadian Henley.

National Results

Won the double sculls at the 2017 Under 23 World Trials... Won the quadruple sculls and finished second in the double sculls at the 2015 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won the senior single sculls, open single sculls 500-meter dash and the junior A double sculls at the 2014 USRowing Club National Championships…Won the single sculls and quadruple sculls at the 2014 USRowing Youth National Championships…Finished first in the youth double sculls at the 2013 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won gold in the intermediate quadruple sculls and senior quadruple sculls at the 2013 USRowing Club National Championships…Finished second in the single sculls at the 2013 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won gold in the youth double sculls at the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta…Finished second in the single sculls and fourth in the double sculls at the 2012 USRowing Youth National Championships…Finished second in the lightweight junior division at the 2012 C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championships…Finished first in the double sculls and fifth in the quadruple sculls at the 2011 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won gold in the junior B single sculls, junior double sculls and the junior quadruple sculls at the 2011 USRowing Club National Championships…Won gold in the youth double sculls and set a course record at the 2010 Head of the Charles Regatta.

Personal

Elizabeth likes to listen to music and enjoyed playing the clarinet in her high school band…Her father is her hero, the most influential person in her rowing career and a U.S. Olympian…Elizabeth started rowing after injuring her knee and discovering she liked erging…Her favorite foods are pasta and Starbursts…She says her “lucky items” are her visor and stuffed sheep…Elizabeth holds five indoor rowing world records in various 13-18 categories at 500m, 1,000m, 5,000m, 6,000m, and 30 minutes…Elizabeth will be attending Stanford University and will continue to pursue rowing.

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