With the quality of the field in her Quarter-Final, Bermuda’s Shelley Pearson almost pulled off a special one on the Lagoa Stadium Rowing waters in Brazil.
Pearson competing in Heat 3 of the Women’s Singles Sculls race was pitted against opposition from Denmark, Zimbabwe, Canada, Nigeria and Algeria.
Twenty-five year old Pearson crossed the line fourth in her heat finishing 1.66 of a second behind the winner Fie Erichsen from Denmark who clocked 7:33.24, Person was .4 of a second behind the third place finisher Canadian Carling Zeeman, Pearson stopped the clock in 7:34.90, with Zeeman clocking 7:34.52.
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Bermuda’s next Two Olympians who will be in action will be on the water on Monday August 8th.
Cameron Pimentel and Ceci Wollmann will compete in the Laser Men’s and Laser Radial Women’s first races.
Both Class are expected to race two races on Day One with the Opening Race due to start at 1:05pm, followed by a second race scheduled to begin at 2:30pm.
Bermuda Olympian Shelley Pearson has reached the Women's Singles Rowing Quarter Finals with a remarkable performance in Heat 6. Pearson clocked a time of 8:22.15 finishing third in Heat 6, behind Emma Twigg of New Zealand and Ekaterina Karsten from Bulgaria. Read more here: http://islandstats.com/sport.asp?sport=40&photoeventid=0&assoc=1&newsid=37298