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Results of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

The finals of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games rowing took place at the Sea Forest Waterway rowing venue on … read more

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The finals of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games rowing took place at the Sea Forest Waterway rowing venue on the 29th of August. Athletes from 10 countries won medals in the 4 competitions. Here are the results!

Women’s Single Sculls

The Women’s Single Sculls was won by Birgit Skarstein, who took the lead already at the start. She was able to defend that lead and won her first Paralympic gold in rowing. Moran Samuel of Israel took silver and Nathalie Benoit of France took bronze.

  1. Birgit Lovise Roekkum Skarstein (NOR 10:56.88)
  2. Moran Samuel (ISR 11:18.39 +21.51)
  3. Nathalie Benoit (FRA 11:28.44 +31.56)

Men’s Single Sculls

The Men’s Single Sculls was won by Roman Polianskyi, who successfully defended his 2016 Paralympic title. Erik Horrie took  silver and Rene Campos Pereira took bronze.

  1. Roman Poliyanskyi (UKR 9:48.78)
  2. Eric Horrie (AUS 10:00:82 +12.04)
  3. Rene Campos Pereira (BRA 10:03:54 +14.76)

Mixed Double Sculls

Roman Polianskyi was not the only one who defended his title. Lauren Rowles and Laurence Whiteley did the same in the Mixed Double Sculls, where they successfully defended their Paralympic title. Annika van der Meer and Corne de Koning from the Netherlands took silver after overtaking the fast-starting Chuang Liu and Jijian Jiang from China who took bronze.

  1. Great Britain (8:38.99)
  2. Netherlands (8:43.85 +4.86)
  3. China (8:49:42 +10.43)

Mixed Coxed Four

The Mixed Coxed Four was won as well by a team from Great Britain. The British boats are now unbeaten for nearly 10 years in this boat class. They won even with a nearly complete new  crew as of Ellen Buttrick, Giedre Rakauskaite, James Fox, Oliver Stanhope and coxswain Erin Kennedy just Fox has been part of the Rio Paralympic winning crew. The United States took silver and France bronze, their first time medalling in this boat class.

  1. Great Britain (7:09.08)
  2. USA (7:20.13 +11.05)
  3. France (7:27.04 +17.96)

This was the first Paralympic Games that rowing has been raced over 2000m, while it was usually only 1000m.

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