Benedict Tufnell

VIDEO: Jeannine Gmelin on her unbeaten streak and record breaking Henley debut

by Benedict Tufnell

Jeannine Gmelin has been untouchable in the women’s single scull since the start of the Tokyo olympiad.

Gmelin sculls ahead of the umpire’s launch in the quarter final at Henley Royal Regatta 2018. Photo © Benedict Tufnell.

With her Henley Royal Regatta debut this month, Gmelin added a Henley win and new course record in the Princess Royal to her already impressive Palmarès.

Gmelin in front of the Stewards enclosure at Henley Royal Regatta 2018. Photo © Benedict Tufnell.

Next weekend Gmelin will attempt to defend her world cup title on home water in Lucerne, Switzerland at the third and final leg of the 2018 World Rowing Cup.

Gmelin celebrates the win at her first Henley Royal Regatta in 2018, setting a new course record in the Princess Royal. Photo © Benedict Tufnell.

Here Row360 speaks to Gmelin after her record breaking Henley final this weekend.

 

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