After two Olympic Games fourth-place finishes - in 2004 in the coxless pairs in Athens, and in 2008 in the eight in Beijing - Darcy Marquardt won a silver medal with the women’s eight rowing crew at London 2012.
She is the 2006 world champion with stroke Jane Rumball in the women’s coxless pairs and has an all-time medal count of six, winning another three silvers (2002, 2010, 2011) and one bronze (2003) at the World Championships during her career.
Graduating from the University of Victoria, BC with a major in French and a minor in Psychology, Marquardt first learned to row as a first-year university student. After the 2008 Olympic Games, she took a consulting job with a financial firm in Vancouver and in early 2010 returned to training with the national rowing crew.
- 2008 Olympian finishing 4th in the women’s eight
- 2006 world champion with stroke Jane Rumball in the women’s pair
- 2004 Olympian finishing 4th in the women’s pair
|2008 Beijing||Rowing||Eight with Cox (8+) - W||4|
|2004 Athens||Rowing||Coxless Pair (2-) - W||4|
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