Tver athlete won silver in rowing at the Tokyo Olympics


Tver athlete Vasilisa Stepanova and Elena Oryabinskaya won a silver medal in rowing in the double swing without helmsman at the Tokyo Olympics. About this in his Telegram channel according to the Russian Olympic Committee.

The award won by our athletes was the first in Russian history at this distance, and the first in this sport for the Russian national team since 2004. Our girls managed to cover the distance in 6 minutes 51.45 seconds, 1.26 seconds behind the representatives of New Zealand. The third place was won by Canadians.

Our region has a strong tradition of rowing sports, which, with the arrival of Governor Igor Rudeni, began to pay special attention. At the moment, in the area of ​​Borisoglebskaya pier, the foundation of the future sports center has been made, which is being built on the basis of the rowing school named after the Olympic champion Antonina Seredina. In addition, the workers have already built a metal frame and carried out external engineering communications. And on the site of the future base on Tvertsa, archaeological work and bank protection were completed, and the preparation of the territory was completed.


Source: Все материалы – Московский Комсомолец by tver.mk.ru.

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