Germany win first rowing gold in men's quadruple skulls

AFP , Thursday 11 Aug 2016

Germany claimed the first rowing gold of a disrupted Rio 2016 regatta in the men's quadruple skulls final on Thursday.

The crew of Phillipp Wende, Lauritz Schoof, Karl Schulze and Hans Gruhne finished in a time of 6min 06.81sec to beat silver medallists Australia (6:07.96) and whilst Estonia (6:10.65) took bronze.

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