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Janine Hanson
  • Born: 12/14/1982
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 70kg
  • Birthplace: San Diego, California

Janine_Hanson_89827_1340pxTwo-time Olympican Janine Hanson joined the women’s eight silver medal winning boat at London 2012 after rowing to an eighth-place finish with the quad sculls crew at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

She is also a two-time World Championships silver medallist in the eight in 2010 and 2011. At the 2007 World Championships, she competed in the quad sculls finishing fifth.

American-born and Winnipeg-raised, Hanson, the St. Mary’s Academy alumni graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Movement Science from the University of Michigan, where she rowed for four years. While at Michigan, she won two Big-10 Championships, had two top-five finishes at the NCAA Championships, and was the recipient of the 2006 Big-10 Sportsmanship Award and the 2006 All–Star Award.

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2008 BeijingOlympic Summer GamesRowingQuadruple Sculls - Women - 8
2012 LondonOlympic Summer GamesRowingCoxed Eight - Women - Silver
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