Sinković Brothers Defend European Championship Title in Lucerne!

Daniela Rogulj

The Sinković brothers are the 2019 European champions in rowing!

Brothers Martin and Valent Sinković won the gold medal in the coxless pairs at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne, while Luka Radonić in the lightweight single sculls and Damir Martin in the single sculls remained without a medal, reports on June 2, 2019. 

The Sinković brothers have thus defended the European championship title in dominant fashion and now boast four gold medals from European Championships.

The Sinković brothers started strong in the final and at 500 meters, they already had more than a two-second advantage. Halfway through the race, they increased their lead even more.

By the end, the Zagreb duo quietly controlled the race and hit the finish line with a time of 6:22.460 minutes, ahead of Romania (6.24.530) and Spain (6: 26.310).

The two-time European champion Damir Martin took fifth place in the final of the single sculls with a time of 6.55.590 minutes. The European gold was won by German rower Ziedler with a time of 6:47.320.

Martin started a little slower and 500 meters was only sixth. Halfway through the race, he. Improved to the fifth place, but in the end, he did not have the strength to get closer to the leaders.

Luka Radonić took the fourth place in the final of lightweight single sculls with a time of 7:06.490 minutes.

The winner was Hungarian Galambos, and Luka was behind the third-placed Italian Goretti by more than four seconds.

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