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Illinois rowing breaks two world records

Elizabeth Dunne, senior in Media and member of the rowing team, attempts to break records for continuous rowing at the anniversary plaza on Sunday.

By Drake Pena

December 9, 2014

The Illinois rowing team broke two world records over the weekend: the large team longest continual row for the 20-29 age group and for the 19-and-under age group.  Starting at noon on Friday until noon on Monday, the men’s and women’s novice and varsity teams rowed for 72 hours non-stop on the ...