Name: Eleni Englert
Sport: Para Rowing
Event: Sweeping
Height: 6’2”
Current Residence: Vista, Calif.
Paralympic Experience:
  • 2012 Paralympic Games
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 USRowing National Championships, first place (adaptive four with coxswain)
  • 2011 World Rowing Championships, sixth place (adaptive four)
  • 2010 World Rowing Championships, sixth place (adaptive four)

Fun Facts: Besides rowing, Eleni enjoys surfing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, biking, and reading…Her most memorable sporting achievement was racing in the ZLAC novice four, in which
she finished second at the Long Beach Christmas Regatta and third at the Desert Sprints
in Tempe…Eleni has Stardgarts, a degenerative eye disease, and is visually impaired…Eleni
lists her friend, Emily Walton, as the most influential person in her sporting career because
she inspires Eleni to do her best every time she gets on an erg or on the water…Eleni plans
to continue rowing in college and to go to medical school.

Learn more: 
US Para Rowing