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Athlete Profiles / Sarah Pound

Sarah Pound
Date of Birth 13/10/1991
Coach John Keogh, Tom Westgarth, Ellen Randell
Nickname Poundy
Height 168cm
Weight 58kgs
Hometown Sydney, Australia
Club HPWNTC/UTS Rowing Club
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Drummoyne RC/Roseville
After starting her rowing career at Sydney’s Roseville College, Sarah Pound progressed to be one of the state’s top female lightweight rowers. Pound was selected in the lightweight single scull for the first World Cup of 2013, claiming a bronze medal. She followed this success by winning silver as part of the lightweight quad at the 2013 U23 World Championships. In 2014, she went on to win silver at the 2014 World Championships in Amsterdam. Pound balances rowing out of the Hancock Prospecting Women's NTC with becoming a Chartered Accountant. The UTS rower was selected into the Lightweight Women's Quadruple Scull for 2018 World Cups 2 and 3, while for the World Rowing Championships she raced in the Lightweight Women's Double Scull. In 2019, Pound attempted, alongside Georgia Nesbitt, to qualify the Lightweight Women's Double Scull for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The duo raced the 2019 World Rowing Championships finishing third in the B-Final and missing out on automatic qualification. Pound and Nesbitt will reunite at the 2021 Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne in May in a bid to qualify the boat for Tokyo.
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
LW4X 2014 World Championships Second Place
BLW4X 2013 U23 World Championships Second Place
LW1X 2013 Sydney World Cup Third Place