MAHE DRYSDALE & EMMA TWIGG NZ ROWING CREW HAVE A STRONG DAY QUALIFYING FOR REGATTA FINALS
Seven of New Zealand’s 11 crews are in rowings semifinals, three are in finals with only the ill-fated women’s quad not advancing further in the regatta. Mahe Drysdale and Emma Twigg eased into the Olympics single sculls semifinals in overcast crosswind conditions.
Women’s lightweight double scullers Louise Ayling and Julia Edward also progressed to the semifinals at their debut Games.
The men’s four of Tyson Williams, Jade Uru, Sean O’Neill and Chris Harris also needed to finish in the top three to make the semifinals.
Andrew Alderson has his full report at video link. (Thanks man!)
~Posted by Horiwoodblog, Aotearoa New Zealand, Polynesia Asia-Pacific. 1.8.12~