Sarah Zelenka

Rowing

  • 2012
Name: Sarah Zelenka
Sport: Rowing
Discipline: Women's pair
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 172
Current Residence:
Princeton, NJ
College: Grand Valley State University '09

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place in women's pair
Career Highlights:
  • Won gold in the four at the 2011 World Rowing Championships
  • Won gold in the eight and the four at the 2010 Rowing World Cup in Lucerne
  • Finished sixth in the four at the 2009 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
  • Won the four at the 2011 Senior World Championship Trials
  • Finished second in the double sculls at the 2011 USRowing Elite National Championships

Fun Facts: Sarah’s hobbies include badminton, swimming and pinteresting ... She was named MVP of Grand Valley State University’s rowing team in 2008 and 2009 ... The most influential person in her sporting career was her high school varsity basketball coach, who taught Sarah the importance of mental toughness

Learn more: 
US Rowing