Romania wins women's double sculls at Tokyo Olympics
TOKYO, July 28 -- Ancuta Bodnar and Simona Radis won the first gold for Romania in women's double sculls final here on Wednesday, reported Xinhua
The Romanians had a firm lead after 1,000m and maintained their advantage to the finish line six minutes and 41.03 seconds.
The result also set a new Olympic best time, slicing more than three seconds off the previous mark held by the British.
New Zealand's Brooke Donoghue and Hannah Osborne took the silver in 6:44.82 and Dutch rowers Roos de Jong and Lisa Scheenaard bagged the bronze clocking 6:45.73.