World Rowing Cup I: 12 Chances for Medals

  • Men's eight showed great form in Belgrade, photo:

Great Britain has a chance to win 12 medals on the final day of the World Rowing Cup in Belgrade. After the second day, 11 more boats joined the men’s four in the finals.

In the men’s pair, Matt Rossiter and Jacob Dawson confirmed their fine form. They won the semi-final race by a hair from Belarus.

Another semi-final victory was won by Peter Chambers and Will Fletcher in the lightweight men’s double sculls. They left behind the Polish and Czech boats. GBR2 will compete in the B final.

Victoria Thornley will race in the women’s A final of the single sculls.

Both British boats in the men’s quadruple sculls secured their place in Sunday’s final race.

Men’s eight began on the road to the Olympics in Tokyo 2020 by winning their first race this year. They took the lead after the 500m mark and stayed there until the end of the race.

Holly Norton and Karen Bennett secured their place in the women’s pair final. Sam Scrimgeour and Joel Cassells will also fight for the medals in the lightweight men’s pair.

British boats in the lightweight women’s double sculls will also try to win some medals.

Peter Lambert will compete in the B final of the men’s single sculls.

Schedule for Sunday

9:40 lightweight men’s double sculls B final

10:00 men’s single sculls B final

10:10 lightweight men’s pair

11:03 women’s quadruple sculls

11:18 lightweight men’s double sculls final

11:33 lightweight women’s double sculls

11:48 men’s four final

12:03 men’s pair final

12:18 men’s quadruple sculls

13:03 women’s pair

13:33 women’s single sculls final

13:48 men’s eight