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
Venue Eton Dorney
Date 28 July – 1 August
Competitors 20 from 10 nations
Winning time 7:27.13
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Australia
Bronze medal    New Zealand
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Rowing at the
2012 Summer Olympics

Rowing pictogram.svg
Single sculls   men   women
Coxless pair men women
Double sculls men women
Lwt double sculls men women
Coxless four men
Quadruple sculls men women
Eight men women
Lwt coxless four men

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]

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 Helen Glover
Heather Stanning
Great Britain 7:27.13
2nd Kate Hornsey
Sarah Tait
Australia 7:29.86
3rd 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. Retrieved 10 May 2011.