Czech rower takes silver in single skull

Ondřej Synek won a silver medal in the men’s single scull at the summer Olympics in Beijing on Saturday. The Czech rower was only beaten by Norway’s Olaf Tufte, who defended his Olympic title. New Zealand’s three-time world champion Mahe Drysdale came third. Miroslava Knapková came fifth in the women’s category.

Author: Ruth Fraňková