SA men’s rowers all set to be big in Japan after keeping it tight

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SA men’s rowers all set to be big in Japan after keeping it tight

But our women won’t be joining them, even though they’re in good form after injuries last year

Sports reporter

Hopes of getting a third boat to Japan crashed with veteran Kirsten McCann and Nicole van Wyk being eliminated in the semifinals of the lightweight women’s double sculls in Lucerne, Switzerland, at the weekend.

But the four of Rio 2016 silver medallist Lawrence Brittain‚ London 2012 gold medallist John Smith‚ Kyle Schoonbee and Sandro Torrente looked in brilliant form as they cruised to victory in 06 min 06.11 sec.

Canada‚ second in 06:07:84‚ took the other qualifying position, while third-placed France missed out altogether in 06:10.24. ..

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