12 Aug 2008

Single scullers into semi-finals

2:03 pm on 12 August 2008

The New Zealand single scullers Mahe Drysdale and Emma Twigg are safely through to the semi-finals at the Olympic rowing regatta in Beijing.

Three-time world champion Drysdale won his quarter-final, while Twigg finished third in hers.

The semi-finals are on Wedensday.

The next New Zealand crew in action is the pair of Juliette Haig and Nicola Coles who row their repechage on Tuesday afternoon.