CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – University of Virginia rowing alums Heidi Long (2019) and Morgan Rosters (2018) earned gold and bronze medals, respectively, at the 2022 World Rowing Championships this weekend in Racice, Czech Republic.
Long and the Great Britain women’s four topped the Netherlands 6:26.40-6:28.63 on Saturday (Sept. 24). Long also helped Great Britain to a gold medal in the women’s four at the World Rowing Cup III with a world-best time of 6:18.64.
Rosts was part of Canada’s women’s eight that finished third Sunday (Sept. 25) behind Romania (6:01.14) and the Netherlands (6:05.04) with a time of 6:07.51. Rosts also claimed a a silver medal in the Canadian women’s eight at the World Rowing Cup III.
Former Cavalier Hannah Osborne (2014) and New Zealand placed 10th in the women’s quad at the world championships.