Rowing: Kiwis claim eight medals at Rowing World Cup

Olympic medalist Mahe Drysdale. Photo / Getty
Olympic medalist Mahe Drysdale. Photo / Getty

New Zealand have claimed three golds, two silver and three bronze in an eight-medal haul at the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne.

Single sculler Mahe Drysdale, pair Eric Murray and Hamish Bond and the lightweight four of Alistair Bond, James Hunter, James Lassche and Matt Dunham, filling in for Peter Taylor, each triumphed.

The lightweights powered through the world champion Swiss.Bond says they were ready to strike after pushing well through the middle 1000m.

Brother Hamish and Murray secured their 62nd straight international victory.

The men's double and women's pair took silver.

The women's eight, lightweight double and non-Olympic lightweight single took bronze.

- Radio Sport

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