Michelle Guerette (born October 6, 1980) is an American rower who competed in the Women's Quadruple Sculls event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. In the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, Guerette earned a Silver Medal in Women's Single Sculls, finishing less than half a second behind the winner, Rumyana Neykova.[1]

After competing in the 2004 Olympics, she embarked on a solo career, and was the first pick for the U.S. team at the 2005 World Rowing Championships in Gifu, Japan, at which she placed third in the women's single sculls.[2] The next year she placed fifth at the 2006 Championships in Eton, England.[3] She finished third again in 2007 in Munich, Germany.[4]

She was born in Hartford, Connecticut, raised in Bristol, Connecticut. She graduated from Harvard University in 2002.[5]


  1. ^ [1] Rowing results at NBC Network's Olympics page
  2. ^ Montgomery, Bob: It’s bronze for Guerette, The Bristol Press, September 13, 2005.
  3. ^ Montgomery, Bob: Guerette fifth at World Championships, The Bristol Press, August 28, 2006.
  4. ^ Matson, Barbara: Headed to Olympus, The Boston Globe, October 17, 2007.
  5. ^ https://harvardmagazine.com/2008/11/crimson-in-beijing.html

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