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The competitions of the XXXII Summer Olympic Games have started in Tokyo (Japan) and will last until August 8. On the eve there were preliminary races in rowing (rowing). As part of the Russian national rowing team, the honor of the country and the Central Sports Club of the Army are defended by Andrey Potapkin, Anastasia Lebedva, Ekaterina Kurochkina, Vasilisa Stepanova and Anna Prakaten.

Andrey Potapkin paired with Ilya Kondratyev became the third in the preliminary races in doubles at the 2020 Games, letting the rowers from France and China go ahead, while outstripping Germany and the Czech Republic. Thus, the Russian rowers advanced to the semifinals.

In a similar discipline for women, Ekaterina Kurochkina paired with Ekaterina Pitirimova after qualifying will take part in consolation races, where they will still be able to compete for reaching the semifinals.

Singles Anna Prakaten ‘and Alexander Vyazovkin successfully passed the qualification.

Also, Russian women Vasilisa Stepanova and Elena Oryabinskaya made their way to the semifinals of the competition of doubles swing without a helmsman at the rowing tournament at the Olympic Games in Tokyo

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