Rodrigo Conde and Aleix García, world runners-up in double sculls


The Spanish rowers Rodrigo Conde and Aleix García have been proclaimed runners-up in the world after finishing second in the double scull final (M2x) at the Rowing World Championship, which is being held in Racice (Czech Republic), and give the second medal of the appointment to Spain.

The riders from Pontevedra and Girona were third in practically the entire course of the regatta course, and it was in the last 500 meters of the 2,000 total that they came back to finally win the silver medal with a time of 6:10.52.

The gold went to the French Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias (6:09.34), while the Australians David Bartholot and Caleb Antill (6:11.92) took the bronze and completed the podium of the event.

In this way, Conde and García continue their great year, in which they also won a silver medal at the European Championships in Munich.

In addition, they offer the second medal of the championship to Spain, which premiered the medal table on Saturday with the silver of Seville’s Jaime Canalejo and Javier García in the final of the men’s two without coxswain (M2-).

She also competed this Sunday in the final of the women’s skiff Virginia Díaz, who could only be sixth in a test in which the Dutch Karolien Florijn was proclaimed champion, ahead of the New Zealander Emma Twigg and the Australian Tara Rigney.