Kerry Hore

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Kerry Hore
Kerry Hore, 2010.jpg
Kerry Hore in 2010
Personal information
Born (1981-07-03) 3 July 1981 (age 35)
Hobart, Tasmania
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.

Personal[edit]

Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Hore attended Mt Stuart Primary and The Friends' School in Hobart. She obtained a BPharmacy from the University of Tasmania and works as a pharmacist.

Club and national career[edit]

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.

International career[edit]

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.

At Beijing 2008 and London 2012, Hore was in women's quads which progressed through to finals. They finished in sixth place in 2008 and fourth in 2012.

Hore teamed with Kim Crow to win silver medals in the Women's Double scull at the 2010 and 2011 World Rowing Championships.[1][1]

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kerry Hore results". World Rowing website. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Hore's Olympic record