Rio 2016: Canadian rower Carling Zeeman qualifies for semifinal

Carling Zeeman
Carling Zeeman of Canada competes during the Women's Single Sculls Quarterfinals on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Lagoa Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

RIO DE JANEIRO – Carling Zeeman of Cambridge, Ont., is through to the semifinals in the women’s Olympic single sculls rowing competition.

The 25-year-old finished third in her quarter-final Tuesday with a time of seven minutes 34.52 seconds.

Fie Udby Erichsen of Denmark was first in 7:33.24 while Barbara Hornycroft of Zimbabwe was second in 7:34.38.

Women’s pair Nicole Hare of Calgary and Jennifer Martins of Toronto placed fourth in the repechage and did not advance to the semifinals.

The semis are set for Wednesday at Lagoa Stadium in the heart of Rio.

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