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Kalmoe, USA Win Bronze in Quadruple Sculls

By KBJR News 1

Kalmoe, USA Win Bronze in Quadruple Sculls

August 1, 2012 Updated Aug 1, 2012 at 4:28 PM CDT

London, England (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Wisconsin native Megan Kalmoe and the United States won a bronze medal in the womens' quadruple sculls rowing event on Wednesday, finishing behind Ukraine and Germany in the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games.

The United States finished the race in 6:40:63, a little less than five seconds off Ukraine's gold medal pace of 6:35.93.

The medal is Kalmoe's first in the Olympic Games, with the St. Croix native having also competed and finished fifth in the womens' double sculls during the 2008 Beijing Summer Games.

For extended local coverage of the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games, visit the Northand's NewsCenter Olympic Zone web site.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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