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China sets world best time to win women's quadruple sculls at Tokyo Olympics

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-07-28 10:01
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Chen Yunxia, Zhang Ling, Lyu Yang and Cui Xiaotong of China celebrate winning the women's quadruple sculls final at the Rowing events at Tokyo Olympics, July 28, 2021. [Photo/IC]

TOKYO -- The Chinese rowers safely bagged the women's quadruple sculls gold with a world best time of six minutes and 05.13 seconds here on Wednesday.

Chen Yunxia, Zhang Ling, Lyu Yang and Cui Xiaotong of China celebrate winning gold in the women's quadruple sculls final at the Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, Japan, July 28, 2021. [Photo/IC]

Chen Yunxia, Zhang Ling, Lyu Yang and Cui Xiaotong established a convincing lead before the final 500m and refreshed its Olympic best time set on home soil at the 2008 games.

Poland won the silver in 6:11.36 and Australia took a bronze in 6:12.08.

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