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Fast finals for para-rowers at the Rio Paralympics

Narrowed down to the final six, para-rowers raced for Paralympic medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With full grandstands to cheer them on the para-rowing finals on the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon enjoyed mirror-like conditions for this warm, overcast day.

The racing began with Rachel Morris setting a new Paralympic Best Time in the para women’s single sculls when she flew past her competition in the final sprint to take the Best Time and the gold medal.