Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Michael Landyut finished 4th in the lightweight men’s quadruple sculls B Final, at the The Wold Rowing Championships September 9-16. The crew of Alexander Loy (Ballston Lake, N.Y.), Sam Hausmann (Buffalo, N.Y.), Michael Landuyt (Grosse Pointe, Mich.), and James Nelson (Austin, Texas) represented the United States National Team with a 10th-place finish overall. The crew rowed in fourth the entire way down the course finishing with a time of 6:10.88.
"I am proud to have the opportunity to represent the United States National Team at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in the Men's Lightweight Quad," Landuyt said.
Landuyt has won gold in the collegiate single sculls at the 2018 Dad Vail Regatta, placed third in the lightweight single sculls at the 2017 Head of the Charles Regatta, placed second in the senior lightweight double sculls at the 2017 USRowing Club National Championships, and won the senior lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2017 USRowing Club National Championships. He has placed second in the collegiate single sculls at the 2017 Dad Vail Regatta, first in the senior lightweight quadruple sculls, senior lightweight double sculls, senior lightweight four with coxswain and senior lightweight eight at the 2016 USRowing Club National Championships. Landuyt also won gold in the intermediate lightweight eight and senior lightweight eight at the 2015 USRowing Club National Championships.
Landuyt and other athletes competing at the World Championships have created a fundraising site to help offset the fees associated with travel, equipment and being overseas for an extended period. For more information about supporting Michael Landuyt and contributing to the United States National Team go to: