Thirteen crews will represent the United States at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships August 5-9 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In total, 563 athletes in 190 crews from 54 nations will compete for junior world wkjun2015logochampionships in the men's single sculls, women's single sculls, men's double sculls, women's double sculls, men's quadruple sculls, women's quadruple sculls, men's pair, women's pair, men's four, women's four, men's four with coxswain, men's eight and women's eight.
The U.S. joins Germany as the only countries with entries in all 13 events.
The men's single sculls leads the way in number of entries with 25, while the women's single has 23 entries. The lane draw will take place at 3 p.m. local time on Tuesday, August 4.
Racing begins at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5, with heats in the men's single sculls. The remaining heats and the repechage in the men's single take place on Thursday starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday's racing includes the remaining repechages and quarterfinals.
Saturday's racing features semifinals in seven events and the C through E finals, which determine overall placements 13-25. The A finals (places 1-6) and B finals (places 7-12) take place on Sunday starting at 8:30 a.m.
At the 2014 World Rowing Junior Championships in Hamburg, Germany, the U.S. won a silver medal in the women's four and a bronze medal in the women's pair. Fourteen athletes return from the 2014 squad including women's four medalists Marlee Blue and Dana Moffat, who once again will be racing in the four. Other returning team members from 2014 include Andrew LeRoux, Emily Kallfelz, Emily Delleman, Elizabeth Sharis, Katy Gillingham, Shayla Lamb, India Robinson, Benjamin Cohen, Liam Corrigan, Andrew Gaard, Daniel Hogan and Charles Watt.