Yannick Limmer

Nationality: DEU Height: 183cm Age: 26
Course DPhil Mathematics
College St Hilda's College
University Oxford
Status Postgraduate
Role Rower

About Yannick:

Why did you choose DPhil Mathematics?

My research is based on developing machine learning tools that can incorporate model uncertainty in complex financial problems. It appeals to me because it combines purely theoretical and abstract work with hands on solutions that have a direct impact in industry.

Why did you first try rowing?

It looked like it was a fun sport, combining endurance and strength.

Who introduced you to the sport of rowing?

Cameron Moffatt at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford

Where else have you rowed?

Isis boat club

What are your proudest rowing achievements?

Trialling for OUBC this year

Do you have a favourite Boat Race? Which one and why?

2024, because I know I made the squad that is winning better

What would winning The Boat Race mean to you?

All those who have done it are super human to me

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