Cassuto, Sherri : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Cassuto, Sherri


Country Represented:
United States

Years Competed:
1984 (alternate), 1988

Olympic Info:
After making the United States rowing team as an alternate for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (she did not compete), Cassuto was a member of the women's quadruple sculls team at the 1988 Seoul Games. In the semifinals, the U.S. finished third in their heat (6:41.28), and did not advance to the finals. They officially finished in ninth place.

Career Highlights:
Cassuto, one of America's top female rowers in the 1980s, competed in the World Championships three times for the U.S. team. In 1985, she was a member of the double sculls team (with Susan Broome) that finished in second place; and in 1987, she finished in sixth in the single sculls competition. She also made the finals in the single sculls in 1990.

Birth and Death Dates:

Seattle, Washington

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New York Times, September 23, 1988