2020 OG Tokyo Results – Second Round of Finals

Fintan McCarthy (left) and Paul O’Donovan took Ireland’s first Olympic gold medal in rowing, winning the men’s double sculls, lightweight. Photo: World Rowing Instagram.

29 July 2021

The second day of the Olympic medal chase continued at the Sea Forest Waterway for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Rowing Regatta. Croatia’s Sinkovic brothers became the first rowers to win gold in both the men’s pair and men’s double sculls. Italy’s Valentina Rodini and Federica Cesarini became the first Olympic medallists in rowing for Italian women and Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy are the first-ever Olympic Champions in rowing for Ireland. Denmark took the bronze in the pairs. The country’s first medal in this boat class since 1968.

Men’s pair (M2-)


A-Final

CRO, ROU, DEN, CAN, SRB, ESP

B-Final
NED, BLR, FRA, AUS, ITA, NZL

Women’s pair (W2-)

A-Final
NZL, ROC, CAN, GBR, GRE, ESP

B-Final
AUS, DEN, ROU, USA, IRL, ITA

Lightweight men’s double sculls (LM2x)

A-Final

IRE, GER, ITA, CZE, BEL, URU

B-Final
ESP, POL, UKR, CAN, IND (NOR, did not start)

Lightweight women’s double sculls (LW2x)

 A-Final

ITA, FRA, NED, GBR, USA, ROU

B-Final 
SUI, IRL, ROC, JPN, BLR, CAN

Read more about these finals here.

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