Olympic medallist sets her sights on Rio

With the Rio Olympics on the horizon, Hobart pharmacist Kerry Hore (pictured) seems set to become the first woman to represent Australia four times in rowing.

Although the final selection won’t be made until July, observers see this as a formality based on her impressive results this year.

After competing at the Olympics in Athens (where her team scored bronze), Beijing and London, Hore is now considered an elder stateswoman of the sport. But, aged 34, seems amused by this status.

“When we went to Athens, I was the youngest. Now I’m the oldest by about 10 years.”

At 183cm tall and sporty by nature, Hore got into rowing at school. During year 12 , she  just happened to be training on the

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