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Britain wins lightweight men's double sculls gold
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16:23, August 17, 2008


Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter of Great Britain celebrate during lightweight Men's Double Sculls Final A of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games rowing event at Shunyi Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. The British duet won the gold medal of the event.(Xinhua Photo)


Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter of Great Britain scull strokes during lightweight Men's Double Sculls Final A of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games rowing event at Shunyi Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. The British duet won the gold medal of the event (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

Britain claimed the lightweight men's double sculls rowing title at the Beijing Olympics on Sunday, clocking six minutes and 10.99 seconds in the final.

Greece took the silver in 6:11.72, while Denmark got the bronze in 6:12.45.

Source: Xinhua

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