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Annabel Ritchie

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Annabel Ritchie
Personal information
Born (1978-07-20) 20 July 1978 (age 39)[1]
Residence Queenstown, New Zealand
Education Rangi Ruru
Alma mater University of Wellington
Occupation Lawyer

Annabel Ritchie (born 20 July 1978) is retired rower from New Zealand.

Private life

Richie was born in New Zealand[1] and attended Rangi Ruru Girls' School in Christchurch from 1994 to 1996.[2] She studied at Victoria University of Wellington and graduated LLB.[2] She lived in Queenstown where she worked as a lawyer in private practise.[3]

Rowing career

Ritchie made the New Zealand U19 coxless four to compete at the 1996 World Rowing Junior Championships in Motherwell, Scotland, where the Jude Hamilton-coached crew won a bronze medal.[4] At the 1998 World Rowing Championships in Cologne, Germany, she came seventh with the women's eight.[5][6] At the next World Rowing Championships a year later in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, she came eights with the women's eight.[7]

She attended the University of Washington, USA, and was part of the crew which won back-to-back National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship titles. Her Husky team included Athens Olympic silver medallists and Beijing and London gold medallists Mary Murray (née Whipple) and Anna Cummins (née Mickelson) (USA), and Olympians Rika Geyser (South Africa) and Nicole Borges (Canada).

In 2012 to 2014, she was a rowing coach for the Wakatipu club in Queenstown.[8][9][10]

References

  1. ^ a b "Annabel Ritchie". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "129th Annual General Meeting Agenda". Rowing New Zealand. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Becoming Catherine: real progress at last". Otago Daily Times. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "(JW4-) Junior Women's Four - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "(W8+) Women's Eight - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  6. ^ "(W8+) Women's Eight - Entries". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "(W8+) Women's Eight - Entries". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Southern novices acquit themselves well". The Southland Times. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  9. ^ "Rowers triumph at nationals". The Southland Times. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  10. ^ "Golden haul for Wakatipu High School's rowing squad". Otago Daily Times. 11 March 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2016.