Name: Meghan O'Leary
Sport: Rowing
Event(s): Double sculls
Height: 6-0
Weight: 162
DOB: 8/24/1984
Birthplace: Tulsa, Okla.
Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Episcopal High School (Baton Rouge, La.) ‘03
College: University of Virginia ’08, Social Foundations and Policy
Team/Club: USRowing Training Center – Oklahoma City, New York Athletic Club
Coach(es): Jeremy Ivey
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 6th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – 6th
  • Years of participation: 2013-14
  • Top finish: 6th – 2014
Personal: Daughter of Dan and Kathy O’Leary...Has one twin brother, Jon, and one older brother, Bryan...Worked for ESPN in production and programming for five years before leaving to pursue her Olympic dream...Is ambidextrous...Competed in both softball and volleyball at the University of Virginia...Did not pick up rowing until 2010...Has written for several websites, including espnW and her own blog.