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Princeton M. Rowing - Heavyweight BIO
 Patrick Konttinen

At Princeton 2014: led the varsity eight to a bronze medal at the Eastern Sprints while rowing in the 7-seat… led Princeton to fourth-place finish at the IRA Championships, its best since a silver in 2006 … won a bronze medal in the U.S. 8+ at the U23 World Championships in Varese, Italy … helped Princeton reclaim the Content Cup for the first time since 2011; Tigers also retained the Navy-Princeton Rowing Cup and the Childs Cup. 2013: rowed in the 7 seat and helped the V8 to the grand finals at both the Eastern Sprints and IRA national championships … led Princeton to fourth-place finish at Sprints and sixth at IRAs …

Before Princeton – gold medalist at the 2011 Youth Nationals; competed for the Marin Rowing Association in the 8+ event in both 2011 and 2012  … finished second at the 2010 Youth Nationals … member of the 2012 US Junior National Team … two-time winner of the Head of The Charles Regatta … also played lacrosse in high school and received honorable mention for Top 25 West Coast lacrosse players … class salutatorian.

Personal – born Sep. 13, 1993 … son of Jari and Janet Konttinen … father is an equity trader, mother is a writer … has three younger sisters, triplets Bridget, Lillie, and Olivia … enjoys skiing and playing tennis.
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tiburon, Calif.
High School: Redwood
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