Helen Glover MISSES OUT on third straight Olympics gold medal after ending fourth regardless of sturdy race in ladies’s coxless pairs last with Crew GB team-mate Polly Swann
Helen Glover simply missed out on a 3rd Olympic gold medal in as many Video games after ending fourth within the ladies’s coxless pairs last with Polly Swann.
The Crew GB duo began the race properly however finally a scarcity of high pace value the 35-year-old a comeback medal on the Tokyo Video games alongside her 33-year-old team-mate.
Glover and Swann – who completed third in Wednesday’s semi-final – recorded a time of six minutes 54.96 seconds on the Sea Forest Waterway.
Helen Glover (again) simply missed out on a 3rd Olympic gold medal in as many Video games
The 35-year-old completed in fourth place with Crew GB team-mate Polly Swann (proper)
However they had been overwhelmed to the rostrum positions by gold medallists Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler from New Zealand, the Russian Olympic Committee who received silver and Canada duo Caileigh Filmer and Hillary Janssens claiming the bronze.
Glover, who received coxless pairs gold in London 9 years in the past and at Rio 2016, solely returned to coaching in 2020 following virtually 4 years out of the boat after beginning a household.
Swann mentioned: ‘We in all probability thought we would have a bit extra of a buffer on the entrance finish, however I assume it wasn’t to be.
‘I believe the best way now we have attacked this venture has been actually distinctive. I could not be prouder of her [Glover] and what now we have finished collectively,’ a tearful Swann added.
They had been overwhelmed to the rostrum positions by gold medallists Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler from New Zealand