Tokyo Olympics: PH's Cris Nievarez moves on to rowing quarterfinals | Inquirer Sports

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

By: - Sports Editor / @ftjochoaINQ
/ 08:48 AM July 23, 2021
Filipino rower Cris Nievarez

FILE — Filipino rower Cris Nievarez. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

TOKYO–Filipino bet Cris Nievarez advanced 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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