Menu

Australian Men’s Coxed Four – Heats

Men’s Coxed Four (BM4+) – Heats

190724 Heats Starting

 

Text courtesy of Australian Rowing

Two heats started in this boat class and rowers had the goal of being first to achieve a spot directly in Saturday’s final. In Heat One all four boats were in a line off the start. Not one boat was leading by more than half a seat for the first half of the race. At the half way point only a second separated the entire field. This was one close race!

Then Italy must have said ‘enough’ and they managed to push ahead by a quarter of a length. The other crews did not give up.  South Africa tried to push back up on Italy with the USA going with them. The Italians were ready and picked up their rating to keep their lead. The Italian stroke seat of Matteo Sandrelli started winding it up, to charge for the line. They widened their gap on South Africa and got to the line first in a time of 6:09 – just six seconds outside of the under-23 World Best Time.

Straight off the start in Heat Two, Australia took the lead and them moved into a stroke rate of 39. The Australians maintain this going into the halfway. Great Britain, Germany and Ireland followed all tightly packed together. Then Ireland made a move going through the 1000m. They grabbed two seats on Germany.

Great Britain went with them and were now even with Ireland. Australia were still the fastest moving boat on the water, with the highest rate – 38. Then Germany must have wanted back in and made a move. They got their bow past Ireland and Great Britain and tried to close the gap that Australia had.

But Australia was ready and held them off hold, crossing the line first.

 

The Spinal Centre Comment

Not bad.

Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

The Spinal Centre – Neuro-Musculoskeletal SolutionsThe Spinal Centre provides the Best Natural Medicines, Health Products and Nutritional Solutions to Free You of Pain and Improve Your Spinal Health.The Spinal Centre is a leader in the management and treatment of spinal pain and disability including:

  • Chronic Back and Neck Pain
  • Cervical and Lumbar Disc Injuries with or without neruological changes
  • All forms of arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis
  • Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Neuromuscular problems such as chronic back pain, headaches, migraines, neck or spinal pains
  • Myofascial pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia, diffuse muscular or joint pains
  • Austistic spectrum disorders including ADD, ADHD, learning difficulties and autism
  • Fatigue, energy and mood disorders including chronic fatigue and depression

The Spinal Centre focuses on resolution with the development of individualised treatment programs using Conservative and Integrative Medicine; combining genetic, metabolic and nutritional testing with specific natural medicines to enhance your health and achieve your genetic potential.We have helped thousands – Why Not You?