Cape Town - South African rowers Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling on Tuesday reached the men’s pair final at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Brittain and Keeling finished third in their semi-final event but it was enough to reach the A-final in this rowing event.
The South African duo finished with a time of 6:27.59 in the 2 000m event.
New Zealand’s Eric Murray and Hamish Bond finished first in a time of 6:23.36, while Great Britain’s Alan Sinclair and Stewart Innes were third in 6:26.37.
The men's pair of Lawrence Brittain & Shaun Keeling finish 3rd in their semi-final to reach the A-Final. Congrats #teamSArise— TeamSouthAfrica (@teamsa16) August 9, 2016