SPORTS

Greek rowing duo earns country’s second London2012 bronze

Greece has won its second bronze medal of the Olympics thanks to Christina Giazitzidou and Alexandra Tsiavou in the women’s rowing lightweight double sculls on Saturday.

The gold medal was won by the British duo, who finished with a time of 7:09.30 at Eton Dorney in London to claim Britain’s tenth gold medal of the games.

China won the silver with a time of 7:11.93 and Greece won the bronze with a time of 7:12.09.

1. Britain

Katherine Copeland/Sophie Hosking 7 minutes 9.30 seconds

2. China

Xu Dongxiang/Huang Wenyi 7:11.93

3. Greece

Christina Giazitzidou/Alexandra Tsiavou 7:12.09

4. Denmark

Anne Thomsen/Juliane Elander Rasmussen 7:15.53

5. Australia

Bronwen Watson/Hannah Every-Hall 7:20.68

6. Germany

Lena Mueller/Anja Noske 7:22.18