For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Sara Hendershot.

Sara Hendershot

Sara Hendershot
Personal information
BornApril 27, 1988 (1988-04-27) (age 36)
Simsbury, Connecticut
Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  United States
World Rowing Cup
Gold medal – first place 2011 World Rowing Championships W4-
World Rowing U23 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 World Rowing U23 Championships W4-

Sara Hendershot (born April 27, 1988) is an American rower from West Simsbury, CT, who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's pair with Sarah Zelenka.

Sara played soccer and swimming in high school, but began rowing full-time in college at Princeton University. She was named a Division I First-Team All-American her junior and senior years of college. Sara won the gold medal in the women's eight at the 2010 World Rowing U23 Championships. She also won gold in the four at the 2011 World Rowing Championships.[1] Sara qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics after winning the women's pair with Sarah Zelenka at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.[2] On July 28, 2012 Sara qualified for the Olympic finals after recording a time of 6:59.29 in the preliminaries.[3] In the finals, Sara's pair came in fourth with a time of 7:30.39.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Sara Hendershot". Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  2. ^ "12 for '12: Sara Hendershot '10 Qualifies for London Olympics In Pair". Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  3. ^ St. Clair, Stacy. "Itasca rower headed to Olympic Finals". Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "Olympic Rowing – Women's Pair Finals Results & Schedule". Retrieved August 4, 2012.

{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Sara Hendershot
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!

Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.


Get ready for Wikiwand 2.0 🎉! the new version arrives on September 1st! Don't want to wait?