Tokyo Olympics: Nievarez places 23rd in rowing

Published July 30, 2021, 8:55 AM

by Jonas Terrado

Rower Cris Nievarez ended his Tokyo Olympics campaign in 23rd place after finishing fifth in the final D of the men’s singles sculls event at the Sea Forest Waterway.

Nievarez clocked seven minutes and 21.28 seconds, almost 18 off final D winner Vladislav Yakovlev of Kazakhstan to wrap up his maiden stint in the Summer Games.

The 21-year-old made it to the quarterfinals after going third in the heat but his medal chances ended in the following race by going fifth.

 
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