The women's quadruple sculls on the water at the Pan Am GamesKevin Light Photography
Kevin Light Photography

Abby Dent


  • Won gold in the women’s eight and silver in the women’s pair at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games
  • Represented Canada at the World Rowing U23 Championships in 2021, 2022, and 2023; those appearances were highlighted by a fifth-place finish in the women’s four in 2023  
  • Competed in single sculls at the 2019 World Junior Rowing Championships where she advanced to the A final
  • Made her World Rowing Cup debut in 2023; placed fourth in the B final of the women’s four in Lucerne
  • Competes collegiately for the University of Michigan; as a junior in 2023 was named the Big10 Rower of the Year as the Wolverines won the conference title for the second time in her tenure
  • Won double sculls gold at the 2018 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta

Palmarès international

Pan American Games: 2023 – GOLD (W8+), SILVER (W2-)

World Rowing U23 Championships: 2023 - 5th (BW4-); 2022 - 7th (BW8+); 2021 - 12th (BW2x)

World Rowing U19 Championships: 2019 - 6th (JW1x)