Rowing – Cris Nievarez bows out of Quarter Finals
July 25, 2021
Philippine Rowing lone representative Cris Nievarez ended his olympic campaign placing 5th of 6 rowers in quarter final #4 of the Mens Single Sculls at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
Nievarez final time of 7:50.74 was well off his heat qualifying time of 7:22.97.
Only the Top 3 qualified from each of the 4 quarters made it to the finals.
Germany’s Oliver Zeidler topped Quarter Final 4 with a time of 7:12.75. Denmark’s Svierri Nielsen had the fastest time winning Quarter Final 2 in 7:10.52.
Nievarez only managed to beat Iraq’s Mohammad Al Khafaji who clocked 8:03.55.
Rowing – Cris Nievarez qualifies for Olympics Quarter Finals in rowing
July 23, 2021
Cris Nievarez of the Philippines finished 3rd in Heat 5 of the Mens Single Sculls at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. Cris Nievarez is the first of the 19 strong Filipino contingents to compete. He qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games based on continental placement. The top 3 only in each heat advanced.
Cris Nievarez clocked 7:22.97 to advance to the next round as the slowest of the 18 qualifiers.
The Quarter Finals will be held at 10:40 PM (Philippine Time) on Sunday, July 25. It is not known which of the 4 quarter-finals Nievarez has drawn at this stage.
1. Kjetil Borch, Norway, 6:54.46 (Q).
2. Bendeguz Petervari-Molnar, Hungary, 7:04.42 (Q).
3. Luca Verthein Ferreira, Brazil, 7:05.00 (Q).
4. Jan Fleissner, Czech Republic, 7:16.56 (R).
6. Mohammed Al Khafaji, Iraq, 8:57.01 (R).
1. Stefanos Ntouskos, Greece, 6:59.49 (Q).
3. Alvaro Torres Masias, Peru, 7:07.92 (Q).
4. Quentin Antognelli, Monaco, 7:10.52 (R).
5. Ignacio Vasquez Jorge, Dominican Republic, 7:43.71 (R).
6. Riilio Rii, Vanuatu, 8:00.98 (R).
1. Sverri Nielsen, Denmark, 7:02.88 (Q).
2. Gennaro Alberto di Mauro, Italy, 7:06.87 (Q).
3. Vladislav Yakovlev, Kazakhstan, 7:10.08 (Q).
4. Peter Purcell-Gilpin, Zimbabwe, 7:10.65 (R).
5. Alhussein Ghambour, Libya, 7:52.37 (R).
1. Trevor Jones, Canada, 7:04.12 (Q).
2. Mindaugas Griskonis, Lithuania, 7:05.88 (Q).
3. Onat Kazakli, Turkey, 7:20.11 (Q).
4. Dara Alizadeh, Bermuda, 7:34.96 (R).
1. Damir Martin, Croatia, 7:09.17 (Q).
2. Alexander Vyazovkin, Russia, 7:14.95 (Q).
3. Cris Nievarez, Philippines, 7:22.97 (Q).
4. Felix Potoy, Nicaragua, 7:32.54 (R).
5. Privel Hinkati, Benin, 7:40.87 (R).
1. Oliver Zeidler, Germany, 7:00.40 (Q).
2. Ryuta Arakawa, Japan, 7:02.79 (Q).
3. Abdelkhalek Elbana, Egypt, 7:03.44 (Q).
4. Finn Florijn, Netherlands, 7:04.56 (R).
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