Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Rowing in London Olympic

Rowing is a sport in which athletes race against each other on rivers, on lakes or on the ocean, depending upon the type of race and the discipline. The boats are propelled by the reaction forces on the oar blades as they are pushed against the water. The sport can be both recreational, focusing on learning the techniques required, and competitive where overall fitness plays a large role. It is also one of the oldest Olympicsports.
Rowing is also one of the games included that you can watch in 2012 Olympics. In London Olympics 2012, it has been scheduled to be held from 28th July, Saturday to 4th August, Sunday at Dorney Lake which is for the purposes of the Games venue, is officially termed Eton Dorney. Fourteen medal events will be contested by 550 athletes, 353 men and 197 women. All rowing events in London Olympics will be staged at the Eton Dorney Rowing Centre at Dorney Lake near Windsor Castle 25 miles (40 km) west of London. The venue has eight lanes and is 2200 metres in length with a capacity of 30000.
In 2012 Olympics, each event will begin with heats, from which the best boats will qualify for the next round. Boats that do not qualify automatically from the heats get a second chance to qualify through the repechage round. Yow will watch Olympics live stream where the best boats eventually progress through the various stages and into the finals of each event, which decide the medalists. You can also watch Olympics online from Internet as it is one of the interesting games in today’s sport which is renowned for its competitors’ legendary displays of strength and stamina, as athletes push themselves through the pain barrier in an attempt to win Olympic gold. So, it is better if you don’t miss a chance to watch London Olympics.

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