SA rowers claim silver

2016-08-11 16:06
Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The South African pair of Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling have won a silver medal in the men's pairs rowing competition at the Rio Olympics.

They finished in a time of 7:02.51, 2.80 seconds behind the New Zealand pair of Eric Murray and Hamish Bond who stopped the clock in 6:59.71.

Marco Di Costanzo and Giovanni Abagnale of Italy finished in third. 

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