Olympic Rowing Liveblog – W4x FINAL

Start List: Great Britain, Australia, Ukraine, Germany, USA, China

GB drop two seats off the start. It’s less than before. Ukraine get a canvas lead. GB and China trail the pack by almost a length. Ukraine a length at 500m. Australia and USA level. Germany fourth. Ukraine long out front with their strong leg press but little body drive. They pull out to over a length at 1000m. USA in second have just a few feet over Germany. Australia a length back. China have taken GB by a canvas. Clear water opening between third and fourth. GB coming into the crowds now and starting to lift. At 1500m it’s still USA and Germany level for second. So close! China are coming back and catching the others. Ukraine win. Germany, USA, Australia, China, GB.

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