Bulgaria's Neykova Wins Single Sculls Quarter-finals at Beijing Olympics

Sports | August 11, 2008, Monday // 00:00

One of Bulgaria's best rowers, Rumyana Neykova, managed to reach the semi-final round in the single sculls after winning the third heat in 7:22.37 at Beijing Olympics on Monday.

The second place was taken by the representative of the hosting country of China Zhang Xiuyun, who crossed the final line 7:23.30 after the start.

The third fastest rower, Pippa Savage from Australia, covered the two-kilometer distance for 7:34.03.

The semi-final competition is to be held on Wednesday.

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