Lightweight women miss out on a medal

GB Rowing’s lightweight women’s quadruple scull narrowly missed out on a medal on the final day of the 2008 World Championships this afternoon in Linz, Austria.

They finished fourth in 6:41.56, just under a second behind the USA who led the field through the middle part of today’s final before being overhauled by winners Australia and eventual silver medallists, Poland. Germany were fifth.

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RESULTS
(Events featuring GB Crews only. Full results
at www.worldrowing.com)

1. Australia 6:36.41
2. Poland 6:39.38
3. USA 6:40.77
4. Sophie Hosking/Andrea Dennis/ Laura Greenhalgh/
Jane Hall (GREAT BRITAIN) 6:41.56
5. Germany 6:45.39
6. Denmark 6:47.16

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