Meghan O’Leary

Statistics

Date of birth

8/24/1984

Height

6'0”

Weight

165

Began Rowing

2010, Riverfront Recapture, GMS

Hometown

Baton Rouge, La.

Birthplace

Tulsa, Okla.

Current residence

San Carlos, Calif.

High School

Episcopal High School, Baton Rouge

Undergraduate Education

University of Virginia

Graduate Education

University of Virginia, M.Ed

Training Location

Redwood City, Calif.

Current Coach

Sarah Trowbridge, Kate Bertko

Club Affiliations

New York Athletic Club

National Teams

Six – Senior, 2013-18

International Results

Won bronze in the double sculls at the 2018 World Rowing Championships and World Rowing Cup III...Won silver in the double sculls at the 2017 World Rowing Championships...Placed eighth in the single sculls at the 2017 World Rowing Cup II...Placed sixth in the double sculls at the 2016 Olympic Games...Placed second in the double sculls at the 2015 World Rowing Cup II...Placed sixth in the double sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Placed second in the double sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Cup II...Placed seventh in the double sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Placed second in the double sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Cup II...Placed first in the senior quadruple sculls at the 2011 Canadian Henley...Placed first in the senior double sculls at the 2011 Canadian Henley...Placed second in the championship double sculls at the 2011 Head of the Charles.

National Results

Placed first in the double sculls at the 2017 U.S. Senior and Para World Championship Trials...Won the double sculls at the 2015 National Selection Regatta I...Won the double sculls at the 2014 National Selection Regatta II...Won the double sculls at the 2013 National Selection Regatta II...Finished fourth in the single sculls at the 2013 National Selection Regatta I...Finished fifth in the single sculls at the 2012 Non-Qualified Small Boat Olympic Trials.

Personal

Meghan was a two-sport athlete (softball and volleyball) at the University of Virginia. She picked up rowing post-college while living in Hartford, Conn., and working for ESPN before deciding to train full-time at the USRowing Training Center. Follow her journey at Meghan O'Leary Blog.

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