Switzerland claimed two bronze medals in rowing at the Multisport Europeans Championships in Munich. Obtained in lightweight by Andri Struzina in the single paddles and Jan Schäuble and Raphaël Ahumada in the double paddles.
By beating Greece’s Antonios Papaconstantinou with 9″39sec. and Italy’s Gabriel Soares with 7″02, Andre Stroudina gave Switzerland its first medal in Munich in all sports. I tried to stay with them but it wasn’t possibleadmits Zugois who had the advantage of securing his third place with authority.
In the lightweight double paddles, Rafael Ahumada (21) and Jan Schäuble (22) led the race in the 1000m to finish the race 38 percent ahead of Portugal behind Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan/Ventan McCarthy, Olympic and world champion, and Italy’s Stefano Ubo/Petro Rota. “We are very happy”They confessed to Vodua and Nidwalden. “We just teamed up with Rafael and I were heading into the unknowncontinues Jan Schäuble. We now know we can compete with the best.”
Jan Schäuble and Rafael Ahumada take the bronze in the lightweight double rowboats in Munich. [Wolfgang Ratta – Reuters]
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