Rio 2016: Wednesday rowing races cancelled due to bad weather

first_imgAugust 10, 2016 Organisers meeting to discuss a revised schedule for Thursday The rowing competition has been dogged by bad weather.   –  Reuters The rowing competition has been dogged by bad weather.   –  Reuters COMMENT × SHARE SHARE EMAILcenter_img COMMENTS The Olympic rowing regatta was called off on Wednesday as rain and winds lashed the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon.“No racing will take place today,” a media officer announced.Organisers and team managers were meeting to discuss a revised schedule for Thursday.The first of the rowing finals, the women’s quadruple sculls and the men’s quadruple sculls, had been due to be contested on Wednesday.The rowing competition has been dogged by bad weather. Races on Sunday were postponed for a day when winds roiled the waters of the lagoon.Mist shrouded the mountains that flank the lagoon on Wednesday morning and rain fell steadily as winds again whipped up the water. sport SHARE Published onlast_img

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