Sanita Pušpure

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Biography

  • Age - 40
  • Club - Old Collegians BC
  • Event - W1x

Results

  • World Rowing Championships
  • 2019, Linz - W1x
  • 2018, Plovdiv - W1x
  • 2017, Sarasota - W1x
  • European Rowing Championships
  • 2020, Poznan - W1x
  • 2019, Lucerne - W1x
  • 2016, Brandenburg - W1x
  • 2014, Belgrade - W1x
  • World Rowing Cup III
  • 2018, Lucerne - W1x
  • 2017, Lucerne - W1x
  • World Rowing Cup II
  • 2017, Poznan - W1x
  • World Rowing Cup I
  • 2018, Belgrade - W1x
  • 2017, Belgrade - W1x
  • 2016, Varese - W1x

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Sanita is currently World Champion in the W1x category. Since she began Rowing internationally in 1999, Sanita has racked up a lot of experience winning two consecutive World Championships in 2018 and 2019 and competing at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. In 2019, Sanita qualified the Women’s Single Scull for the 2020 Olympics. Sanita retained her European Championship in 2020, winning Gold in Poznan in the Women’s Single Scull.

Sanita is a back to back World and European Champion and one of Ireland’s greatest athletes, remaining in the top 4 of her category since 2017. Sanita continues to be an inspiration for many rowers that are climbing through the ranks. 

Listen to our interview with Sanita: https://therowingirelandpodcast.podbean.com/e/the-rowing-ireland-podcast-episode-one/

Guilty pleasure

Other sports, Netflix, books and a bit of retail therapy

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