Vesper Lightweight Women’s Double to the 2016 Olympics


2016 Olympic LW2X Katie Bertko and Devery Karz (Photo: Karen Calara)


Sarasota, FL — The Vesper Boat Club lightweight womens double of Katie Bertko and Devery Karz won the 2016 USRowing Olympic Trials. Rowing into a headwind, the duo completed the 2000m course 12 seconds ahead of the next fastest competitor.

Most recently, Bertko earned a bronze medal at the 2015 FISA Rowing World Championships in the lightweight women’s single, while Karz finished 11th in the lightweight women’s double at the same regatta.

2016 LW2x Olympic Trials Podium

Full 2016 Olympic Trials results are available online.

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