Mahé Drysdale of New Zealand won the gold medal in the Men’s Single Sculls Rowing event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday after a photo finish.
Defending champion Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand retained his Olympic title by the tightest of margins as he was given gold in the same time as Croat Damir Martin in the men’s single sculls.
Silver medal was awarded to Croatia’s Damir Martin.
Both the boats ended the race with the time of 6:41.34. Judges ruled the bow of Drysdale’s boat was marginally ahead of Martin’s, with the pair awarded the same time.
Ondřej Synek of Czech Republic finished third to win the bronze medal with a time of 6:44.10.