Olympic rowing: New Zealand’s Drysdale takes single sculls goldAugust 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five-time world champion rower Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand powered to gold in the single sculls event at the London Olympics here Friday.
Drysdale won by a length to clock six minutes, 57.82 seconds ahead of Czech rower Ondreij Synek, the silver medallist in Beijing, who was 1.5 seconds back.
Britain’s Alan Campbell won the bronze in 7:03.28, pushing Lassi Karonen of Sweden into fourth.
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