Athlete Profiles / Kate Rowan
|Date of Birth
|John Keogh, Tom Westgarth and Ellen Randell
|Scuba diving, beach, napping
|HPNTC/Sydney University Boat Club
|Previous Rowing Clubs/School
|St Peter's Lutheran College, University of Queensland BC
Kate Rowan was only 13 years of age when she first started Rowing. She is a graduate of the NSWIS program, and in 2021 graduated with an honours degree in Chemical Engineering. In 2018, she was awarded a University Blue Sport Award based on her performances in Rowing. She has represented Australia at four levels - Under 19, Under 21, Under 23, and Senior. In 2014, she raced at the World Under 19 Championships in the Women’s Coxless Four (10th Place). In 2018, she was selected into the Women’s Under-23 Eight that finished Sixth. At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Rowan was the Women’s Sculling reserve. For the 2022 international season, Rowan was selected for the A.R.T. Women’s Sculling squad. At the 2022 World Cup II regatta held in Poznan, Poland – Rowan, Georgie Gleeson, Amanda Bateman, and Rowena Meredith were selected to race in the Women’s Quadruple Scull. The crew qualified for the A-Final and finished in 4th position. At the 2022 World Cup III regatta held in Lucerne, Switzerland, Rowan and Meredith combined to race in the Women’s Double Scull. The duo qualified for the A-Final and finished in 6th place. At the 2022 World Rowing Championships held in Račice, Czech Republic, Rowan, Hudson, Meredith, and Amanda Bateman raced as the ART Women’s Quadruple Scull crew that qualified for the A Final and finished in sixth place.