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    PRESS RELEASE: China tops medals table at second ever Paralympic Rowing Regatta

    02/09/2012 - 18:17:00 CET

    On the third and final day of racing at the 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta, China topped the medals table, winning gold in two of the four Paralympic boat classes on the Eton Dorney regatta course.

    Dorney roar signals Paralympic rowing finals

    02/09/2012 - 13:19:00 CET

    In front of a capacity, 11,000 crowd, the finals for the London 2012 Paralympic Games saw adaptive rowing step up to a new level. In the pinnacle of adaptive rowing events, the Paralympic Games, medals in the four boats classes saw some of the best racing ever witnessed in this sport.

    The LTA mixed coxed four: Germany versus Great Britain

    02/09/2012 - 10:46:00 CET

    Germany have thrown down the gauntlet, and it is up to Great Britain to answer it.

    PRESS RELEASE: World Best Times tumble at Paralympic Rowing Regatta

    01/09/2012 - 18:52:00 CET

    On the first two days of racing at the 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta in Eton Dorney, Great Britain, crews aimed to qualify for the A-finals taking place tomorrow, Sunday 2 September.

    Rivalry – the TA mixed double sculls

    01/09/2012 - 18:17:00 CET

    In what is heralded by most rowers here as the most competitive adaptive regatta ever, the rivalry in all boat classes has seriously stepped up a notch at Eton Dorney, where the second ever Paralympic Rowing Regatta is being held.

    Supremacy - the unbeaten AS single scullers

    01/09/2012 - 13:35:00 CET

    Both Tom Aggar of Great Britain and Alla Lysenko of Ukraine have won every race they have contested in the AS single sculls. They are unbeaten.

    Second chance to make it to Paralympic rowing finals

    01/09/2012 - 12:15:00 CET

    Rowers returned to the waters of Eton Dorney for a second chance to make it through to the final at the London 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta. Today’s repechages included rowers who had missed out on qualifying for the final in yesterday’s heats. In each of the four events there were two repechages with the top two in each race earning a spot in Sunday’s final.

    World Best Times tumble in Paralympic rowing heats

    31/08/2012 - 12:03:00 CET

    A stunning performance by adaptive rowing newcomer, Cheng Huang of China saw a new World Best Time being set during the heats on day one of racing at the the London 2012 Paralympic Rowing Regatta.

    Paralympic Games: LTA mixed coxed four preview

    31/08/2012 - 09:59:00 CET

    The LTA mixed coxed four is the sole sweep boat in adaptive rowing and 12 countries will be racing in it at the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Eton Dorney.

    Classifying Paralympic rowers

    30/08/2012 - 17:36:00 CET

    Behind the scenes, technical and medical classifiers work hard to ensure rowers competing at the Paralympic Rowing Regatta are entered in the correct category. World Rowing spoke to Judy Morrison, a member of FISA’s Adaptive Rowing Commission, who is the Chief Classifier at this regatta.

    Paralympic Games: TA mixed double sculls preview

    30/08/2012 - 16:09:00 CET

    When adaptive rowing burst onto the Paralympic scene for the first time in Beijing in 2008 the Chinese duo of Yangiing Zhou and Zilong Shan won the inaugural gold medal.

    Press Release: Paralympic Games rowing entries released

    27/08/2012 - 23:52:00 CET

    The entries for the London 2012 Paralympic Games Rowing Regatta have been released. A total of 23 countries will be represented by 108 Paralympic rowers competing in one of the four Paralympic boat classes.

    Paralympic Games: AS women’s single sculls preview

    27/08/2012 - 04:10:00 CET

    Alla Lysenko of Ukraine, Natalie Benoit of France and Israel’s Moran Samuel are a few names prevalent in the AS women’s single sculls at the 2012 Paralympic Games Rowing Regatta in Eton Dorney, London.

    Paralympic Games: AS men’s single sculls preview

    23/08/2012 - 15:13:00 CET

    As the clock ticks down to the second Paralympic Rowing Regatta ever, 12 AS men’s single sculls are preparing to line up against each other at Eton-Dorney Lake in Great Britain in pursuit of an Olympic medal.