T&T rower Felice Chow fifth in single sculls event

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Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 08:00

Female T&T rower Felice Chow finished 5th in her heat in the single sculls rowing event this morning.

Chow, 39, finished in a time of 8.31.83, finishing down the field of 5 in heat six.

Emma Twigg of New Zealand won in a time of 8.17.02.

Chow showed great strength and was in second place for a portion of the race before she faded.

Her time was the 25th best out of a field of 32 in all heats.

She will now go on to the Repechage in the same event at 7am tomorrow.

Chow, who became the first Trinidad and Tobago national to ever secure a berth for the red, white and black in the discipline of rowing, was the first T&T athlete to compete for Team T&T.

Marisa Dick will also be in action tomorrow morning, in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's qualifications which get started at 8.45 am.

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