World Rowing Championships, Bled, Slovenia - Monday 29th August 2011

posted by Roy Sinclair - 29 Aug 2011, 7:07 p.m.

With Imogen Walsh from Inverness in the No 2 seat, Britain's lightweight women's quadruple scull were involved in one of the most exciting contests of the day as they made up a considerable early deficit to take on and beat China by eight hundredths of a second and a book a place straight into Saturday's final.

The British crew were down by a second to China at 500m but hauled themselves back into contention with a blistering second 500m. They were given the leaders' verdict at the 1500m mark by two tenths of a second but to the naked eye it looked almost too close to call throughout the final sprint to the line. :D

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