Kerry Hore in 2010
3 July 1981 |
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb)|
|Updated on 9 August 2016.|
Kerry Hore (born 3 July 1981) is a retired Australian rower, a former world-champion and four-time Olympian who competed in the women's Quadruple sculls at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics. She was in Australian quad crews who won the 2003 World Championship and won a bronze medal at the Athens Olympics.
Club and national career
Hore's senior rowing is from the Huon Rowing Club in Tasmania. Hore has consistently represented for her state at the Interstate Regatta within the Australian Rowing Championships. In the thirteen-year period 2003 to 2015 she raced for Tasmania on four occasions in Queen Elizabeth Cup VIIIs and on eight occasions she sculled for the Nell Slatter Cup. She rowed in both boats at the 2007 and 2008 championships.
Hore won gold and the world title at the 2003 World Rowing Championships in Milan rowing in a quad scull with Jane Robinson, Dana Faletic & Amber Bradley. At the 2004 Athens Olympics with Faletic, Rebecca Sattin and Amber Bradley, Hore won the bronze medal in the Women's 4X.
In Rio 2016 Hore was selected in a crew with Jennifer Cleary, Jessica Hall & Madeline Edmunds to row the Australian women's quad scull. They finished outside the places in their heat on day 1 of the Olympic regatta and were then eliminated in the repechage on day 3. Hore nonetheless became the first Australian female rower to compete at four Olympic Games.
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