Golden hour: Emma Dyke’s rowing eights second; men claim gold

  The Kiwi men’s eight have completed a stunning day in the water for New Zealand with another gold medal in Tokyo – following Emma Twigg’s gold in the single sculls and silver in the women’s eight. The men’s eight took out a famous victory, finishing with a time of 5:24.64, 0.96 seconds ahead of … Continued

Twigg finally claims elusive medal – and it’s gold

  Emma Twigg has won gold in the women’s single sculls on the final day of the Olympic rowing programme in Tokyo. Twigg has dominated the final winning in an Olympic best time of 7 mins, 13.97 secs. She led from start to finish and crossed the line 3.42 secs ahead of Hanna Prakatsen of … Continued

Kiwi golden girls on the water

  Rowers Kerri Prendergast and Kerri Gowler have won New Zealand’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics. Prendergast and Gowler have won the women’s pair final, finishing ahead of the Russian Olympic Committee and Canada. The New Zealanders trailled behind the Canadians for the first 1000 metres, but went past not long after and … Continued