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Australian Rowing History
Bassett, Debbie - Australian Rowing History

Debbie Bassett

Bendigo Rowing Club then Melbourne University Ladies' Rowing Club (VIC)
1985 - Interstate Women's Four Championship bow - First
1985 - Trans Tasman Under 23 Series Australian Women's sweep
1985 - Match des Seniors - Women's Pair stroke - Silver
1986 - Interstate Women's Four Championship bow - First
1986 - Commonwealth Games - Women's Four stroke seat - Silver
1986 - Commonwealth Games - Women's Eight seven seat - Gold
1986 - World Championships - Women's Coxed Four three seat - Seventh
1987 - Interstate Women's Four Championship bow - First
1987 - World Championships - Women's Coxed Four three seat - Seventh
1989 - Interstate Women's Four Championship emergency - Race not conducted due to a cyclone.
1989 - World Championships - Women's Pair stroke - Tenth
1990 - World Championships - Women's Eight - Seven seat - Seventh
1990 - World Championships - Women's Four three seat - Eighth
1992 - Interstate Women's Four Championship stroke - Third

1986 Commonwealth Games - Debbie front right

Debbie commenced her rowing at MLC along with other fellow inductees. Deb coached at MLC, under Suzie Palfreyman, for the years 1985 then 1991-1993. Deb has been living in Bendigo since 1996 with husband Matthew and two children Jack and Chelsea. She has continued to coach at a junior level in swimming, kayaking and rowing.

Andrew Guerin 2011

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