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Canada's double sculls pair rows into finals

Canada's lightweight women's double sculls rowing pair of Melanie Kok and Tracy Cameron continued their run toward the Olympic podium with a semifinal win on Friday.

Canada's lightweight women's double sculls rowing pair of Melanie Kok and Tracy Cameron continued their run toward the Olympic podium with a semifinal win on Friday.

Kok and Cameron went wire-to-wire first in their semifinal race with a time of seven minutes, 10.70 seconds. They crossed the finish line more than a full second ahead of second-place China.

Greece finished third in the race that saw the top three teams advance to the finals. The Netherlands, Finland and Germany topped the other semifinal race on Friday, and will meet Canada on Sunday at 3:30 a.m. ET to vie for the gold.

Lightweight men's four

The Canadian lightweight men's four rowed to a second-place finish in their semifinal race on Friday, to earn a berth to the finals. They finished behind Poland in a time of six minutes, 7.86 seconds

The Netherlands finished third to also advance to the finals. They will meet Denmark, France and Great Britain in the finals on Sunday at 4:10 a.m. ET.

Lightweight men's double sculls

Canada's lightweight men's double sculls pair of Douglas Vandor and Cameron Sylvester had a more difficult time in their semifinal race, finishing last in a time of six minutes, 49.28 seconds.

They failed to qualify for the finals.

The semis were originally scheduled for Thursday for each of the Canadian crews, but were moved to Friday due to rain. Since Friday was intially an off-day for rowing at the Olympics, the rest of the schedule is unaffected.

Women's pairs

The Canadian women's rowing pair of Zoe Hoskins and Sabrina Kolker finished third in the B final on Friday giving them a ninth place finish overall.

The duo finished behind the U.S. and France in a time of seven minutes, 37.27 seconds.

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