Tokyo Olympics: PH’s Cris Nievarez moves on to rowing quarterfinals


FILE — Filipino rower Cris Nievarez. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

TOKYO–Cris Nievarez advances to the quarterfinals of the men’s singles sculls of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at Sea Forest Waterway on Friday.

The top three rowers in each of the six heats get to row in the quarterfinals.

Nievarez clocked 7:22.97 seconds in heat five to advance.

Olympics silver medalist (2016) Damir Martin of Croatia topped the heat in 7:09.17.

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