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

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]

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)
VenueEton Dorney
Date28 July – 1 August
Competitors20 from 10 nations
Winning time7:27.13
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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Contents

ScheduleEdit

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

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

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

Heat 1Edit

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 2Edit

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

RepechageEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Note: Strong headwinds

Final BEdit

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 AEdit

Rank Rowers Country Time Notes
  Helen Glover
Heather Stanning
  Great Britain 7:27.13
  Kate Hornsey
Sarah Tait
  Australia 7:29.86
  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

ReferencesEdit

  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.