Darien rowers Salim Onbargi (DHS ’18) and Tim Cone (DHS ’19) earned gold and silver respectively at the 53rd Annual Head of the Charles Regatta recently.
Competing for the Norwalk-based Maritime Crew team, Onbargi and fellow oarsmen finished first in the Men’s Youth Coxed Quad event with a course-record time of 15:21.350. They were more than 29 seconds faster than the runner-up crew in the three-mile race.
Cone came in second in the Men’s Youth Doubles race.
Held annually since 1965, the Head of the Charles Regatta is the world’s largest two-day rowing event.
More than 11,000 athletes from around the world compete in 55 different events at the regatta, which takes place on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass.