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July 31, 2012

Olympic Rowing: Wednesday, August 1

Rowing – Men’s Eight

Results:

  • 1. Germany – 5:48.75
  • 2. Canada – 5:49.98
  • 3. Great Britain – 5:51.18
  • 4. United States – 5:51.48
  • 5. Netherlands – 5:51.72
  • 6. Australia – 5:51.87

United States

  • Bow – David Banks (Churchill)
  • Seat 2 – Grant James
  • Seat 3 – Ross James
  • Seat 4 – William Miller
  • Seat 5 – Giuseppe Lanzone
  • Seat 6 – Stephen Kasprzyk
  • Seat 7 – Jacob Cornelius
  • Stroke – Brett Newlin
  • Coxwain – Zachary Vlahos

Final – 5:30 a.m. Eastern

  • Lane 1 – Netherlands – 5:51.72
  • Lane 2 – Great Britain – 5:51.18
  • Lane 3 – United States – 5:51.48
  • Lane 4 – Germany – 5:48.75
  • Lane 5 – Canada – 5:49.98
  • Lane 6 – Australia – 5:51.87
July 29, 2012

Olympic Kayak Slalom: Monday, July 30

Women’s Kayak Slalom

Caroline Queen

Caroline Queen

Bullis alum Caroline Queen failed to advance to the semifinal round of the Olympic women’s kayak slalom at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in Hertforshire, England on Monday. Queen finished 17th out of 21 entrants in the preliminary heats, two positions short of qualifying for  the 15-competitor semifinal field. The 20-year-old Darnestown native is a rising junior at Davidson College in North Carolina.

Results:

  • 17. Caroline Queen (Bullis) – 117.05, 136.23

Heats:

1st run

  • Jihane Samlal, Morocco – 174.09
  • Moe Kaifuchi, Japan – 171.63
  • Ella Nicholas, Cook Islands – 118.69
  • Ana Satila, Brazil – 179.92
  • Elise Chabbey, Switzerland – 162.92
  • Luuka Jones, New Zealand – 109.23
  • Hannah Craig, Ireland – 117.07
  • Caroline Queen (Bullis), United States – 117.05
  • Natalia Pacierpnik, Poland – 110.58
  • Maria Clara Giai Pron, Italy 99.66
  • Marta Kharitonova, Russian Federation – 108.85
  • Jingjing Li, China – 108.53
  • Eva Tercelj, Slovenia – 107.17
  • Jasmin Schornberg, Germany – 106.27
  • Emilie Fer, France – 112.77
  • Lizzie Neave, Great Britain – 101.95
  • Jessica Fox, Australia – 165.36
  • Stepanka Hilgertova, Czech Republic – 101.50
  • Corinna Kuhnle, Austria – 160.06
  • Maialen Chourraut, Spain – 98.75
  • Jana Dukatova, Slovakia – 105.14

2nd run, starting at 11:27 a.m. Eastern

  • Jihane Samlal, Morocco – 276.32
  • Moe Kaifuchi, Japan – 121.29
  • Ella Nicholas, Cook Islands – 118.29
  • Ana Satila, Brazil – 110.83
  • Elise Chabbey, Switzerland – 126.46
  • Luuka Jones, New Zealand – 258.69
  • Hannah Craig, Ireland – 108.99
  • Caroline Queen (Bullis), United States – 136.23
  • Natalia Pacierpnik, Poland – 102.38
  • Maria Clara Giai Pron, Italy – 112.65
  • Marta Kharitonova, Russian Federation – 1:09.77
  • Jingjing Li, China – 111.22
  • Eva Tercelj, Slovenia – 107.57
  • Jasmin Schornberg, Germany – 102.14
  • Emilie Fer, France – 106.46
  • Lizzie Neave, Great Britain – 98.92
  • Jessica Fox, Australia – 100.33
  • Stepanka Hilgertova, Czech Republic 100.75
  • Corinna Kuhnle, Austria – 101.77
  • Maialen Chourraut, Spain – 107.91
  • Jana Dukatova, Slovakia – 101.37
July 27, 2012

Olympic Rowing: Saturday, July 28

Rowing – Men’s Eight

David Banks

David Banks

The United States, with Winston Churchill High School alum David Banks rowing in the bow position, held off a late push from Australia to win the first heat of the Men’s 8 competition in the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Eton Dorney Rowing Centre in Windsor, England on Saturday.

The United States’ time of 5:30.72 was good for fourth best of the eight boats entered in the event.

By winning their heats, the United States and Germany each secured a spot in the medal race, scheduled for Wednesday. The remaining six boats will participate in repechages on Monday to determine four additional finalists.

United States

  • Bow – David Banks (Churchill)
  • 2 – Grant James
  • 3 – Ross James
  • 4 – Will Miller
  • 5 – Giuseppe Lanzone
  • 6 – Stephen Kasprzyk
  • 7 – Jacob Cornelius
  • Stroke – Brett Newlin
  • Coxswain – Zachary Vlahos

Preliminaries:

Heat 1 (of 2), 5:10 a.m. Eastern

  • Lane 1 – Australia – 5:32.43
  • Lane 2 – United States – 5:30.72 
  • Lane 3 – Ukraine – 5:38.02
  • Lane 4 – Poland – 5:35.64

Heat 2 (of 2), 5:20 a.m. Eastern

  • Lane 1 – Great Britain – 5:27.61
  • Lane 2 – Canada – 5:37.91
  • Lane 3 – Germany – 5:25.52
  • Lane 4 – Netherlands – 5:28.99