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Athlete Profiles / Katrina Werry

Katrina Werry
Date of Birth 10/10/1993
Coach John Keogh, Tom Westgarth
Nickname Kat
Height 173cm
Hometown Ballarat, Australia
Hobbies Makeup, spider solitaire, reading
Club HPNTC/Mercantile RC
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Ballarat Clarendon College
Werry is originally from Melbourne and prior to her involvement in Rowing, she was a Junior Black Belt holder in Taekwondo. She was part of the victorious Victorian crew that won the Queen's Cup (Interstate Women's Eight) in 2015, 2016 and 2017.  In 2012 and 2013, she was part of the State's Youth Eight crews. Werry’s  first international regatta was in 2013 where she was selected for the Australian Under 21 team.  In 2014, she represented Australia in the Under 23 Women's Eight at the 2014 World Under 23 Championships.  The crew finished in fourth place.  At the 2015 World Under 23 Rowing Championships, she teamed up with Addy Dunkley Smith in the Women’s Pair and won a Bronze medal. In 2017, she was named in the Women's Four for World Cups 2 and 3 regattas and the World Rowing Championships alongside Lucy Stephan, Molly Goodman and Sarah Hawe.  The crew went on to win both said World Rowing Cups and the World Championships.  Based on these said performances, the crew was named as the 2017 Australian Female Crew of the Year at the 2017 Hancock Prospecting Rower of the Year Awards. In 2018, Werry was named in Australia's Women's Eight for the World Rowing Cups. She represented Australia in the Women's Four at the 2018 World Rowing Championships and also raced at Henley winning the Remenham Challenge Cup for Women's Eights. At the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Werry raced in the Women’s Eight that made the A-final and finished in  5th place. In the 2022 season, Werry was selected into the Women's Coxless Four for World Cup 2, Poznan with fellow Olympian, Bronwyn Cox, as well as Olympic Champions Lucy Stephan OAM and Annabelle McIntyre OAM, where they won Gold.
At the 2022 World Rowing Championships held in Račice, Czech Republic, Werry, McIntyre, Stephan and Cox raced as the ART Women’s Coxless Four that qualified for the A Final and won a Bronze Medal.
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
W4- 2022 World Rowing Championships Third Place
W4- 2022 World Rowing Cup 2 First Place
W4- 2019 World Rowing Championships First Place
W4- 2019 World Rowing Cup 3 First Place
W4- 2019 World Rowing Cup 2 Third Place
W4- 2018 World Rowing Championships Second Place
W4- 2017 World Rowing Cup 3 First Place
W4- 2017 World Rowing Cup 2 First Place
BW2- 2015 World Rowing U23 Championships Third Place