Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's lightweight double sculls

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Women's lightweight double sculls
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Eton Dorney
Date 29 July – 4 August
Competitors 34 from 17 nations
Winning time 7:09.30
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Katherine Copeland
Sophie Hosking
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Xu Dongxiang
Wenyi Huang
 China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Christina Giazitzidou
Alexandra Tsiavou
 Greece
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The Women's lightweight double sculls competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London took place are at Dorney Lake which, for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney.[1]

Schedule[edit]

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Sunday, 29 July 2012 10:40 Heats
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 10:10 Repechages
Thursday, 2 August 2012 10:30 Semifinals
Saturday, 4 August 2012 10:00 Final C
Saturday, 4 August 2012 10:40 Final B
Saturday, 4 August 2012 11:50 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

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

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Sophie Hosking
Katherine Copeland
 Great Britain 6:56.96 Q
2 Anne Lolk Thomsen
Juliane Rasmussen
 Denmark 6:59.94 Q
3 Louise Ayling
Julia Edward
 New Zealand 7:02.78 R
4 Yaima Velázquez
Yoslaine Dominguez
 Cuba 7:12.99 R
5 Maria Rohner
Milka Kraljev
 Argentina 7:33.37 R
6 Sara Mohamed Baraka
Fatma Rashed
 Egypt 7:45.23 R

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Christina Giazitzidou
Alexandra Tsiavou
 Greece 7:03.66 Q
2 Bronwen Watson
Hannah Every-Hall
 Australia 7:05.30 Q
3 Kristin Hedstrom
Julie Nichols
 United States 7:08.46 R
4 Rianne Sigmond
Maaike Head
 Netherlands 7:10.49 R
5 Lindsay Jennerich
Patricia Obee
 Canada 7:10.89 R
6 Luana de Assis
Fabiana Beltrame
 Brazil 7:34.37 R

Heat 3[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Xu Dongxiang
Huang Wenyi
 China 7:15.57 Q
2 Lena Müller
Anja Noske
 Germany 7:19.24 Q
3 Atsumi Fukumoto
Akiko Iwamoto
 Japan 7:30.29 R
4 Kim Myung-Shin
Kim Sol-Ji
 South Korea 7:31.98 R
5 Pham Thi Hai
Pham Thi Thao
 Vietnam 7:40.06 R

Repechage[edit]

First three qualify to the semifinal.

Repechage 1[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time Notes
1 Rianne Sigmond
Maaike Head
 Netherlands 7:19.26 Q
2 Louise Ayling
Julia Edward
 New Zealand 7:19.26 Q
3 Atsumi Fukumoto
Akiko Iwamoto
 Japan 7:23.79 Q
4 Luana de Assis
Fabiana Beltrame
 Brazil 7:27.46
5 Pham Thi Hai
Pham Thi Thao
 Vietnam 7:37.64
6 Sara Mohamed Baraka
Fatma Rashed
 Egypt 7:54.01

Repechage 2[edit]

Rank Rower Country Time Notes
1 Kristin Hedstrom
Julie Nichols
 United States 7:13.82 Q
2 Lindsay Jennerich
Patricia Obee
 Canada 7:15.37 Q
3 Yaima Velázquez
Yoslaine Dominguez
 Cuba 7:19.33 Q
4 Kim Myung-Shin
Kim Sol-Ji
 South Korea 7:27.95
5 Maria Rohner
Milka Kraljev
 Argentina 7:40.72

Semifinals A/B[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Katherine Copeland
Sophie Hosking
 Great Britain 7:05.90 Q
2 Christina Giazitzidou
Alexandra Tsiavou
 Greece 7:09.01 Q
3 Lena Müller
Anja Noske
 Germany 7:10.16 Q
4 Kristin Hedstrom
Julie Nichols
 United States 7:12.61
5 Louise Ayling
Julia Edward
 New Zealand 7:15.06
6 Yaima Velasquez
Yoslaine Dominguez
 Cuba 7:21.86

Semifinal 2[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1 Xu Dongxiang
Wenyi Huang
 China 7:10.39 Q
2 Anne Lolk Thomsen
Juliane Rasmussen
 Denmark 7:10.93 Q
3 Bronwen Watson
Hannah Every-Hall
 Australia 7:12.35 Q
4 Lindsay Jennerich
Patricia Obee
 Canada 7:14.83
5 Rianne Sigmond
Maaike Head
 Netherlands 7:19.31
6 Atsumi Fukumoto
Akiko Iwamoto
 Japan 7:34.23

Finals[edit]

Final C[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Luana de Assis
Fabiana Beltrame
 Brazil 7:41.43
2 Kim Myung-Shin
Kim Sol-Ji
 South Korea 7:44.03
3 Maria Rohner
Milka Kraljev
 Argentina 7:44.62
4 Pham Thi Hai
Pham Thi Thao
 Vietnam 7:51.82
5 Sara Mohamed Baraka
Fatma Rashed
 Egypt 8:14.17

Final B[edit]

Rank Canoer Country Time Notes
1 Lindsay Jennerich
Patricia Obee
 Canada 7:17.24
2 Rianne Sigmond
Maaike Head
 Netherlands 7:20.36
3 Louise Ayling
Julia Edward
 New Zealand 7:22.78
4 Yaima Velasquez
Yoslaine Dominguez
 Cuba 7:23.25
5 Kristin Hedstrom
Julie Nichols
 United States 7:23.31
6 Atsumi Fukumoto
Akiko Iwamoto
 Japan 7:32.12

Final A[edit]

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Katherine Copeland
Sophie Hosking
 Great Britain 7:09.30
2nd, silver medalist(s) Xu Dongxiang
Wenyi Huang
 China 7:11.93
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Christina Giazitzidou
Alexandra Tsiavou
 Greece 7:12.09
4 Anne Lolk Thomsen
Juliane Rasmussen
 Denmark 7:15.53
5 Bronwen Watson
Hannah Every-Hall
 Australia 7:20.68
6 Lena Müller
Anja Noske
 Germany 7:22.18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rowing". London 2012 website. Retrieved 10 May 2011.