Grace Luczak
Luczak in 2015 at Aiguebelette
Personal information
BornMay 24, 1989 (1989-05-24) (age 32)
Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
Medal record

Grace Luczak (born May 24, 1989 in Royal Oak, Michigan)[1] is an American Olympic rower.

Life

Grace was a member of the USA Olympic rowing team in 2016. She has set two World Records, including the current record in the Women’s 8+ boat. She is a three-time World Champion and multiple World Cup medalist. She was recognized as one of the Top 10 Rowers in the world by World Rowing.[2]

She began rowing at Pioneer High School in Michigan. From there, she attended Stanford University, 2011. The women's rowing team won the NCAA Championship in 2009, with Grace in the winning Varsity 8+.[2] In 2015 Luczak, Kristine O'Brien, Adrienne Martelli and Grace Latz took the gold medal in the coxless four at the 2015 World Rowing Championships.[3]

She has qualified to represent the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Grace Luczak". Team USA. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Grace Luczak at USRowing
  3. ^ "Luczak of US wins 3rd career gold at rowing worlds". SI.com. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  4. ^ OlympicTalk (June 17, 2021). "U.S. Olympic team roster: Athletes qualified for Tokyo Games". OlympicTalk | NBC Sports. Retrieved June 17, 2021.