Rower Ondřej Synek secures third medal for Czech Republic

13-08-2016

Czech rower Ondřej Synek secured the Czech Republic’s third medal at the Olympic Games in Rio on Saturday. The Czech competitor took the bronze medal in the men’s single sculls 200m event. Olympic Champion Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand took gold with a time of 6:41:34. Croatia’s Martin Damir crossed the line in the same time, but officials called the race for Drysdale after studying a photo of the finish. Synek received silver in the same discipline in London and Beijing.