Iranian rower Malaei steals the show

July 25, 2021 - 17:11

TEHRAN – Iranian rower Nazanin Malaei advanced to the semifinals round of the women's single sculls at the 2020 Olympic Games.

She caused something of a surprise by pushing into third to qualify for the semis.

Malaei came third with a time of 8:07. 32 minutes. Emma Twigg from New Zealand and Swiss Jeannine Gmelin finished in first and second place, respectively.

The event was held at the Sea Forest Waterway.

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