Men's Double Sculls

Rowing Beijing Olympics

Gold medal favorite: France

Venue: Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park

Australia wins gold medal in men’s double scull

Australia’s David Crawshay and Scott Brennan won gold in the men’s double sculls, finishing in a time of 6:27.77 and giving Australia its second rowing gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.
Estonia’s Tonu Endrekson and Juri Jaanson won silver by finishing in 6:29.05, while Matthew Wells and Stephen Rowbotham from Great Britain finished just 0.05 [...]

10 years ago

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After the IOC lifted its from Iraq from competing at the Beijing Olympics, two more athletes are now allowed to compete: rowers Haidar Nozad and Hamzah Hussein Jebur in the men’s doubles sculls.
They were given permission as their places were yet to be filled by other athletes. Iraq has pledged to hold free elections [...]