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Sammy Houdaigui '21 Represents Team USA in the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships

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Sammy Houdaigui '21 Represents Team USA in the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships
USRowing Men's Junior Championship Team

Photo credit: USRowing Under-19 System | 2021 Men's World Rowing Junior Championship Team. Sammy Houdaigui '21 (front row, 3rd from right)

Congratulations to recent Bullis graduate Sammy Houdaigui '21 on making the 2021 Under 19 National Rowing Team that will compete August 11-15 at the 2021 World Rowing Junior Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Sammy is representing Team USA in the Men's Four with Coxswain.

The U.S. will have 14 crews competing at the five-day regatta. Events include the men's and women's single sculls, double sculls, quadruple sculls, pair, four, four with coxswain, and eight. Most of these athletes will be competing at the international level for the first time.

The World Rowing Junior Championships is the pinnacle rowing event for junior rowers and often launches the junior athlete’s rowing career. In an Olympic year, the annual championships are combined with the World Rowing Championships. 

I want to thank Bullis for introducing Sammy to the sport of rowing — particularly the teachers, counselors, and others who allowed him the opportunity as he worked hard academically and on the water these past four years. Bullis gave him the launching pad and support he needed to become a scholar-athlete. Parent, Dawn Lurie Houdaigui

General Schedule of Events

  • Wednesday, August 11 - Heats
  • Thursday, August 12 - Heats, Repechages
  • Friday, August 13 - Repechages, Quarterfinals
  • Saturday, August 14 - Semifinals A/B, C/D and E/F; Finals C, D and F
  • Sunday, August 15  - Finals A and B

Live race tracker, live streaming, results, race reports, photo gallery, and live blog will be available throughout the regatta on

Tune in to cheer on Sammy! Congratulations, and we wish you the best of luck!

Sammy Houdaigui '21


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2021 World Rowing Junior Championships Press Kit