Women's single sculls wraps up the competition at Lake Bled
4 September 2011
It was the final day of racing at Lake Bled today with women's single sculls wrapping up the program for this year's Rowing World Championships. The women's final in the single sculls was won by Mirka Knapkova from the Czech Republic. Finishing second was Ekaterina Karsten from Belarus, whereas Emma Twigg from New Zealand took the bronze. Zhang Xiuyun from China was fourth, Frida Svensson from Sweden fifth and Annekatrin Thiele from Germany sixth. Men's coxless four was won by Team GB, the boat from Greece was second, Australians finishing third.
It was Great Britain that finished first in the medal standing. Team GB got 14 medals, 7 of those were golds. New Zealand got nine, of that four were gold, Australia finished third winning ten medals of which three were gold. Slovenia unfortunately did not make the list, best result was Iztok Cop and Luka Spik with fifth place in the men's double sculls.
The Championships at Bled finished with a small closing ceremony where the hosts of next year's Championships 2013 in Chungju were handed over a flag.