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Angus Widdicombe
VIC
ATHLETE STATISTICS
Date of Birth 31/08/1994
Coach Rhett Alyiffe, Mark Prater
Nickname Pig or Hutchy
Height 194cm
Weight 98kgs
Hometown Geelong, Victoria
Hobbies Fishing, Hunting, Camping and World of Warcraft
Club RBNTC/Mercantile RC
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Barwon RC/ Geelong College
Proud Victorian, Angus Widdicombe is a member of the Reinhold Batschi Men's National Training Centre. Widdicombe, who studies Environmental Science, first represented Australia last year in the U23 Men's Eight at the 2016 World Rowing U23 Championships. In 2017, Widdicombe raced in the Men's Eight at World Rowing Cups 2 and in the Men's Four at World Rowing Cup 3. At the 2017 World Rowing Championships, Widdicombe won silver alongside Darcy Wruck and James Rook in the Men's Coxed Pair. In 2018, Widdicombe was selected to represent Australia in the Men's Eight at the World Rowing Cups 2 and 3 and World Rowing Championships. Widdicombe was selected in the Men’s Eight for the rescheduled 2020 Olympic Games.  The crew made the A-Final and finished in 6th place

For the 2022 international season, Widdicombe was selected in the A.R.T. Men’s sweep squad.  During the two 2022 World Cup regattas held in Poznan and Lucerne respectively, Widdicombe was part of both Men’s Eight crews that won a Silver-medal.

At the 2022 World Rowing Championships held in Racice, Czech Republic, Widdicombe was selected as the five seat of the Men’s Eight that won a Bronze Medal.   
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
M8+ 2022 World Rowing Championships Third Place
M8+ 2022 World Rowing Cup 3 Second Place
M8+ 2022 World Rowing Cup 2 Second Place
M8+ 2018 World Rowing Championships Second Place
M8+ 2018 World Rowing Cup 3 Second Place
M2+ 2017 World Rowing Championships Second Place