Olympics: Shelley Pearson Finishes 4th In C Final

August 13, 2016

Bermuda’s Shelley Pearson finished fourth in this morning’s women’s single scull rowing C final, recording a time of 7:34.41 in her final race of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Pearson — the first female rower to represent Bermuda — advanced to the quarter-finals after finishing third in her heat on August 6th; she then finished 4th in the quarter-finals on August 9th which placed her in the C/D semi-finals.

On August 12th she placed 2nd in the C/D semi-finals, and she wrapped up competition at these Games with her 4th place finish in the C Finals this morning, which places her 16th overall.

Olympics Rowing Pearson August 12 2016 1

Pearson is part of our 8-strong team that is representing us in five different sports, joining sprinter Tre Houston, long jumper Tyrone Smith, swimmers Julian Fletcher and Rebecca Heyliger, sailors Cameron Pimentel and Ceci Wollmann, and triathlete Flora Duffy.

Kim Brennan of Australia won the gold medal, Genevra Stone of the United States won silver, and Jingli Duan of China claimed the bronze. The final rankings of the 2016 Olympic women’s single scull rowing are below.

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  1. Thinker says:

    Well done, you gave us your BEST and for this I congratulate you.
    Very proud of your performances!!

  2. Voted says:

    Well done Shelley!

  3. Zevon says:

    Awesome! Outstanding result.

  4. MOONBEAM says:

    That’s AWESOME Shelley ! Congratulations. !

  5. Triangle Drifter says:

    For what amounts to a little town of 67,000 pop producing one Olympic grade athlete is saying something. Bermuda qualified for some highly competitive sports.