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Athlete Profiles / Paige Barr

Paige Barr
Date of Birth 31/05/2001
Coach John Keogh, Ellen Randell, Tom Westgarth
Nickname Dairy
Height 174cm
Hometown Bairnsdale
Hobbies Cycling
Club Mercantile Rowing Club
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Gippsland Grammar Rowing
Paige is a young talented Rower who attended Gippsland Grammar School, and was her school’s Captain of Boats.  She first started Rowing at the age of 15 under the guidance of Coach Peter Campbell. After finishing school, Paige joined Mercantile Rowing Club and won a Gold medal in the Under 21 Women’s Coxless Four at the 2021 National Championships.  At the 2022 Nationals Championships held in Nagambie Lakes, Victoria, Paige came second in the Women’s Under 23 Single Scull.  She is also a Rowing coach at Genazzano FCJ College. For the 2022 international season, Paige was selected in the Australian Rowing Team (ART) Women’s Sweep Squad.  She stroked the Women’s Under 23 Coxless Four at the 2022 World Under 23 Championships and won a Bronze medal. At the World Cup 3 regatta held in Lucerne, Switzerland in July 2022, Paige raced in the Women’s Eight that won a historical Gold Medal. At the 2022 World Championships held in Račice, Czech Republic, Paige was selected as the three-seat of the ART Women’s Eight that finished in fifth position.  Off the water, Paige is studying for an Exercise and Sport Science degree at Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria. 
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
W8+ 2022 World Rowing Cup 3 First Place
W8+ 2022 World Rowing Cup 2 Third Place