31 Mar 2014

NZ rowers win World Cup gold

1:00 pm on 31 March 2014

New Zealand rowing crews have won two gold medals at the World Cup regatta in Sydney.

Emma Twigg.

Emma Twigg. Photo: AAP / Paul Miller

Emma Twigg overtook Australian world champion Kim Crow in the last couple of metres to win the women's singles sculls, and the women's pair Rebecca Scown and Louise Trappitt won their event.

Tom Murray and Alex Kennedy won silver in the men's pair and Lucy Stark and Julia Edward won silver in the women's lightweight double sculls. The men's eight won bronze.

New Zealand did not have a full contingent at the regatta.