Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's coxless pair

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Women's coxless pair
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics - Women's coxless pair.jpg
Winners on the podium (from left): Scown and Haigh (NZL), Stanning and Glover (GBR), Tait and Hornsey (AUS)
Venue Eton Dorney
Date 28 July – 1 August
Competitors 20 from 10 nations
Winning time 7:27.13
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Helen Glover
Heather Stanning
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kate Hornsey
Sarah Tait
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Juliette Haigh
Rebecca Scown
 New Zealand
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The Women's coxless pair competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London took place at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Saturday, 28 July 2012 09:30 Heats
Monday, 30 July 2012 09:30 Repechage
Wednesday, 1 August 2012 10:10 Final B
Wednesday, 1 August 2012 11:50 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

First two of each heat qualify to the final, remainder goes to the repechage.

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Helen Glover
Heather Stanning
 Great Britain 6:57.29 Q
Olympic record
2 Sara Hendershot
Sarah Zelenka
 United States 6:59.29 Q
3 Georgeta Damian
Viorica Susanu
 Romania 7:05.39 R
4 Kerstin Hartmann
Marlene Sinnig
 Germany 7:10.28 R
5 Maria Laura Abalo
Gabriela Best
 Argentina 7:12.17 R

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Kate Hornsey
Sarah Tait
 Australia 7:01.60 Q
2 Juliette Haigh
Rebecca Scown
 New Zealand 7:06.93 Q
3 Zhang Yage
Gao Yulan
 China 7:13.38 R
4 Naydene Smith
Lee-Ann Persse
 South Africa 7:14.31 R
5 Claudia Wurzel
Sara Bertolasi
 Italy 7:21.44 R

Repechage[edit]

First two qualify to the final.

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Georgeta Damian
Viorica Susanu
 Romania 7:08.42 Q
2 Kerstin Hartmann
Marlene Sinnig
 Germany 7:10.42 Q
3 Zhang Yage
Gao Yulan
 China 7:15.18
4 Claudia Wurzel
Sara Bertolasi
 Italy 7:18.14
5 Naydene Smith
Lee-Ann Persse
 South Africa 7:18.96
6 Maria Laura Abalo
Gabriela Best
 Argentina 7:20.94

Finals[edit]

Note: Strong headwinds

Final B[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Zhang Yage
Gao Yulan
 China 7:55.18
2 Naydene Smith
Lee-Ann Persse
 South Africa 7:56.40
3 Maria Laura Abalo
Gabriela Best
 Argentina 8:03.53
4 Claudia Wurzel
Sara Bertolasi
 Italy 8:06.14

Final A[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Helen Glover
Heather Stanning
 Great Britain 7:27.13
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kate Hornsey
Sarah Tait
 Australia 7:29.86
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Juliette Haigh
Rebecca Scown
 New Zealand 7:30.19
4 Sara Hendershot
Sarah Zelenka
 United States 7:30.39
5 Georgeta Damian
Viorica Susanu
 Romania 7:37.67
6 Kerstin Hartmann
Marlene Sinnig
 Germany 7:42.06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing". London 2012 website. Archived from the original on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 10 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Rowing at the 2012 London Summer Games: Women's Coxless Pairs". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 September 2018.