Olympic Games Feature Coverage
The US Women's 8 cranks it up to 11, the British men dominate, Mahe wins by a bowball, and Stone brings home a silver for Team USA! more
Interview: US Women Crank It Up To 11The US won the women’s 8+ for the 3rd Olympics in a row (2008, 2012, and 2016). Eleanor Logan joined four Romania rowers to win a record three gold medals in this event. The USA and the women's 8 won USA's 33rd gold medal in rowing. Here is what they had to say after the race. » more
Interview: British Sweep Team DominatesThe British Men had a dominant performance here in Rio. Lead by GB men’s head coach Jürgen Grobler, GB won gold in the Men’s 8+ and 4-. Here is what Grobler had to say after the men’s 8+ final. » more
Interview: Stone Scores Silver In RioAfter having a fantastic regatta, Gevvie Stone capped off her second Olympics with a silver medal. This is the first medal for the US in the 1x since 2008 when Michelle Guerette also took home the silver. Here is what Stone had to say on her way to the podium. » more
Interview: Drysdale Takes It By A BowballAfter an incredibly close race, Mahé Drysdale took home the gold medal in the men’s 1x for the second Olympics in a row. Croatian rower Damir Martin took an early lead in the final, but was passed by Drysdale in the 3rd 500. Closing on the finish line, Martin pulled even and nearly took back the lead from Drysdale as they crossed the line. Here is what Drysdale had to say after the race. » more
Rio Friday: GB Reign in the RainAfter yesterday’s two-fer Olympic finals day, a day with only four Olympic finals feels almost easy (though, in today’s rain, I’m not sure anyone on or off the water really felt that way). With the US kept off the scoresheet in two medal finals yet again today, here’s what went down on the Lagoa today. » more
Interview: GB Four Makes It Five In A RowGold medalist, Great Britain (George Nash, Constantine Louloudis, Mohamed Sbihi, and Alex Gregory) became the first NOC to win this event five times in a row, breaking the record of four set by themselves between 1908 and 1932, and equaled by German Democratic Republic between 1968 and 1980. Here is what they had to say after the race. » more
Rio Thursday: Breaking Out The HardwareToday was another really packed day of racing, with 12 of the 14 Olympic events racing in some form or other. The US had nine of 11 crews in action (only the W1x and W8+ were off), and every single male member of the US Olympic rowing team was on the water. Just like practice on Carnegie! » more
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