3 US crews win trials, qualify for London Olympics

The United States rowing squad for the London Games has been

completed after three crews won finals at the national Olympic


Ken Jurkowski easily won the men’s single sculls by nearly two

boat lengths to qualify for his second straight summer games.

Sara Hendershot and Sarah Zelenka, part of the foursome that won

gold at the 2011 world championships in Bled, Slovenia, rallied to

beat five-time national team members Jamie Redman and Amanda Polk

in the women’s pair event.

Silas Stafford and Tom Peszek will represent the U.S. in the

men’s pair after winning their trial on Mercer Lake in West

Windsor, N.J.