Men’s four rowing chaos as steering issues cost Team GB medal | Tokyo 2020

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Great Britain’s dominance of the men’s four at the Olympic Games came to an end in Tokyo.

The team of Oliver Cook, Matthew Rossiter, Rory Gibbs and Sholto Carnegie failed to win a medal in an event that had ended in British victory at the last five Games, stretching back to the turn of the millennium.

Their attempt to sustain the winning streak ended in chaos, their steering going awry in the final 500 metres to drop them out of the medals, after they only narrowly avoided crashing into the Italians in the adjacent lane.

Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/olympics/2021/07/28/mens-four-gbs-gold-streak-ends-chaos-team-hit-smug-past-winners/

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