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Harriet Hudson
Date of Birth 23/01/1998
Coach John Keogh, Tom Westgarth and Ellen Randell
Nickname Haz
Height 184cm
Weight 76kgs
Hometown Warwick, Queensland
Hobbies Reading, Cooking and Horse Riding
Club Sydney RC
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Sommerville House
Harriet Hudson grew up rural Queensland, attending Sommerville House boarding school in Brisbane where she learned to row. In 2016, she moved to Sydney to study at Sydney University. She is currently in the final year of her degree in Occupational Therapy. Harriet Hudson first represented Australia on a world stage at the 2016 World Rowing Junior Championships in Rotterdam, where she finished sixth in the A-Final of the Junior Women's Single Scull. The Sydney Rowing Club athlete then went on to represent Australia at the 2017, 2018 and 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships. At the 2017 event, held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, she won a silver medal in the U23 Women's Quadruple Scull alongside Genevieve Horton, Rowena Meredith and Caitlin Cronin. In 2018 she raced the U23 Women's Double with Ria Thompson, finishing finishing fifth in the A-Final. In 2019, Hudson partnered with Giorgia Patten in the U23 Women's Double Scull, with the duo winning a silver medal at the 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships in Sarasota, USA. In 2021, Hudson was selected alongside Rowena Meredith, Caitlin Cronin and Ria Thompson to race the Women's Quadruple Scull at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta. They qualified for Tokyo by winning the FOQR and then, at the rescheduled Games the crew went on to win an Olympic bronze medal on the Sea Forest Waterway.  
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
W4x 2021 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Third Place
W4x 2021 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta First Place
BW2x 2019 World Rowing U23 Championships Second Place
BW4x 2017 World Rowing U23 Championships Second Place