Athlete of the Month / Molly Goodman
|Date of Birth||19/02/1993|
|Coach||John Keogh, Tom Westgarth, Ellen Randell|
|Hometown||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Club||HPNTC/Adelaide Rowing Club|
|Previous Rowing Clubs/School||Wilderness School|
Molly Goodman made her international debut in 2011 at the Junior World Championships in the quad sculls. In 2013 she was fourth in the final of the women’s eight at the U23 World Championships. Goodman made her first senior A team in 2014 competing at the Lucerne World Cup and the World Championships in the women’s eight. In 2015, Goodman rowed in the Women's Pair with Genevieve Horton, while in 2016 she was in Australia's Women's Eight at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In 2017, she was named in the Women's Four, alongside Lucy Stephan, Sarah Hawe and Katrina Werry. In 2017, at World Rowing Cup 2, in Poznan, Poland Goodman snapped up a gold in the Women's Four and a bronze medal in the Women's Pair with Sarah Hawe.
Goodman has continued to perform in the sweep boat class picking up numerous medals in the Women's Four and Women's Eight, including World Championship golds and silvers. In 2020/21 she was named in the Women's Eight to compete at the Tokyo Olympic Games, her second representing Australia.
Based at the Hancock Prospecting Women's NTC in Penrith, Goodman is currently studying a Bachelor of Criminology, names Aiguebelette in France as her favourite rowing venue and says her favourite songs to listen to before racing are either 'Would I Lie to You' by Charles & Eddie or 'Lean on Me' by Billy Withers.
|W8+||2019||World Rowing Championships||Second Place|
|W8+||2019||World Rowing Cup 3||Second Place|
|W8+||2019||World Rowing Cup 2||First Place|
|W4-||2018||World Rowing Championships||Second Place|
|W4-||2018||World Rowing Cup 3||First Place|
|W4-||2018||World Rowing Cup 2||First Place|
|W4-||2017||World Rowing Championships||First Place|
|W4-||2017||World Rowing Cup 3||First Place|
|W4-||2017||World Rowing Cup 2||First Place|
|W2-||2017||World Rowing Cup 2||Third Place|