Darcy MarquardtRead More Team KidSport
Darcy is a three-time Olympian in rowing who, after two fourth place finishes at Athens 2004 (women's pair) and Beijing 2008 (women's eight), finally reached the podium as a member of the women’s eight that won silver at London 2012. In 2006 Marquardt won world championship gold in the pairs event
with stroke Jane Rumball. She won back-to-back world championship silvers with the women’s eights in 2010 and 2011 heading towards London 2012 and also has two more world championship medals from 2002 (silver in fours) and 2003 (bronze in eights).
Darcy met her husband Richard (2x Olympic swimmer) in Beijing in 2008 and they welcomed a baby boy, Kirin, in January 2015. She is an elected member of the BC Chapter of Olympians and a much sought after public speaker.