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2019 Australian Rowing Recruit- Olympia Binos

The Student

  • Attends: The prestigious Geelong College, Melbourne Australia
  • Leadership:
    • 2018 Captain of Girls Boarding House
    • 2018 Captain of Girls Waterpolo Team
    • 2018 Day School House Prefect
  • Overall GPA: To Be Advised
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Olympia is an active member in both her school and wider-community, participating in many volunteer opportunities including 2 weeks in Vietnam to help build homes for disadvantaged families and raising money for single mums.
  • Those who know Olympia describe her as an admirable, mature and insightful young woman. She is open, trustworthy and engaging.
  • She is also a role model for younger student-athletes as she consistently fosters teamwork and models a positive attitude, clear focus, and unyielding work ethic that balances both rowing and her scholastic pursuits.
  • See link below to School Character Reference 
A Word From Olympia

“I always give my all and push my hardest to get the best results”

 The Athlete

  • Height: 5″ 9′
  • Position: 7th Seat
  • 2K Erg: 7:30.1


  • Commitment
  • Aerobic Strength
  • Rhythm and timing from 7 seat
  • Good reach
  • Crew leadership
  • Motivated and hardworking
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about rowing
  • Easily coachable- listens to all constructive feedback and applies it to my next stroke
  • Strong body position at catch and finish
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Can quickly adapt to technique changes (rowed in stroke for half 2018 Season in Bow Rigged)

Teams Represented:

    • 7 seat of the 2018 Geelong College 1st VIII
    • 2018 APS Head Of The River Final Schoolgirl Divison 1 1st VIII representative
    • 7 seat of the 2017 Geelong College 2nd VIII Rowing
    • 2017 APS Head of the River Final School Girls Divison 2 2nd VIII representing Geelong College
    • 2017 APS WaterPolo Representative Team
    • 2018 APS Waterpolo 1st team
    • 2017 APS Watrpolo 1st Team
    • 2016 APS Waterpolo 1st Team
    • See link below for Coach Reference
    • See link below for Athletic Resume
    • View snapshot video below


If you feel that Olympia could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes