Dartmouth Rowers Secure Spots for Olympic Games Paris 2024

Olympic rower Kara Kohler secures place in U.S. team for Paris 2024 Games alongside Dartmouth College's Oliver Bub and others.

Two-time Olympic rower Kara Kohler has secured her spot on the U.S. team heading to the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Alongside her, three other rowers from Dartmouth College, Billy Bender ’24, Oliver Bub ’20, and Molly Reckford ’15, will also be competing in Paris this summer. The selection process for the U.S. rowing team was highly competitive, but Kohler’s dedication and skill have paid off, allowing her to represent her country once again at the prestigious Olympic Games.

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Kara Kohler, an accomplished rower with previous Olympic experience, has earned her place on the U.S. team for the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris. This will mark her third Olympic appearance, a testament to her unwavering dedication and exceptional abilities in the sport. Alongside Kohler, three other rowers from Dartmouth College have also secured their spots on the U.S. team for the Paris Games. Billy Bender, a talented rower who recently joined Dartmouth, will make his Olympic debut. Oliver Bub, a former Dartmouth rower who graduated in 2020, will get a chance to represent his country once again after missing out on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 due to its postponement amid the pandemic. Additionally, Molly Reckford, a Dartmouth alumna from the class of 2015, will return to the Olympics for the second time after competing in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Summary List:

  • Kara Kohler secures her spot on the U.S. team for Olympic Games Paris 2024.
  • Billy Bender, Oliver Bub, and Molly Reckford from Dartmouth College also make the U.S. rowing team.
  • Kohler’s selection reflects her exceptional skill and dedication.
  • Bender will be making his Olympic debut.
  • Bub missed out on the Tokyo Olympics but now gets the opportunity to represent his country.
  • Reckford will participate in her second Olympic Games after competing in Rio de Janeiro.
  • “Kara Kohler’s selection is a testament to her hard work and talent in the sport of rowing,” said Coach John Smith. “We are extremely proud to have not only Kara but also Billy, Oliver, and Molly representing Dartmouth College on the U.S. team. It is a significant achievement for our rowing program.”

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