China wins 9 medals in first leg of 2022 World Rowing Cup

BELGRADE, May 29 (Xinhua) — Chinese rowers won nine medals at the 2022 World Rowing Cup I which ended on Sunday at Sava Lake in Belgrade, Serbia.

Composed of Zang Ha, Yi Xudi, Liu Zhiyu and Adilijiang Sulitan, the Chinese men’s quadruple sculls won the gold medal, ahead of crews from the Netherlands and Lithuania.

Additionally, Chinese crews clinched silver medals in women’s singles, doubles, quadruple skulls and eights, as well as bronze in women’s singles, fours and eights and men’s fours.

Great Britain finished top of the general classification with 14 medals (8 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze), followed by the Netherlands (4 gold, 5 silver, 1 bronze) , Australia (2 gold, 2 silver) and China.

Most of the races at World Rowing Cup I, which took place from May 27-29, were held in frequent spring showers, while competition was interrupted several times due to thunderstorms.

The second leg of the 2022 World Rowing Cup series is set to be held in Poznan, Poland from June 17-19, while the third and final event will be held in Lucerne, Switzerland from July 8-10. .

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