Rio 2016 Olympic rowing medals were awarded in four boat classes yesterday at the Rodrigo de Freitas Olympic Rowing Regatta course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The French lightweight men’s double sculls of Jeremie Azou and Pierre Houin earned Olympic gold today in a tight final. Coming in just after France was the Irish O’Donovan brothers.
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning defended their Olympic women’s pair title to become Team GB’s first rowing gold medallists of Rio 2016. The British pair dominated from start to finish, pulling nearly two seconds clear at the 500m point before extending their lead to four seconds at the half-way 1000m marker. New Zealand’s Genevieve Behrent
A wide spread of medals characterized the first day of finals at the Rio 2016 Olympic Rowing Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Of the 18 medals awarded in the six finals contested, 15 countries featured. Covering Europe, Africa and Oceania, the medal spread included two medals for the Polish women’s team. Polish women rowers
The first day of racing at the Rio 2016 Olympic rowing regatta has been completed at the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rowers competing in eight boat classes got the regatta under way with the men’s single sculls starting the day. Olympic Champion from New Zealand, Mahe Drysdale recorded the fastest
Today at 8:30am in Brazil, the 2016 Olympic Rowing Regatta will finally start. Here are a few ways you can keep up to date with all the action: WATCH ROWING – click on http://go.olympic.org/FISA. You will be directed to the Olympic Broadcaster in your country. SOCIAL MEDIA – Join the conversation – use #rowing #Rio2016 and #RowinginRio
With 11 days to go until the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Rowing Regatta in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the World Rowing Federation, FISA, brings you the athlete entries by name as they were submitted at the entry deadline of 18 July 2016. From Algeria to Zimbabwe, there will be 69 nations competing at