The fire of the day had long flooded the Sea Forest basin in Tokyo when an emotional French duo covered themselves with gold.
Matthieu Androdias (1.94 m; 94 kg) -Hugo Boucheron (1.95 m; 93 kg), 2nd row rugby physics attached to the oars to fly the boat and snatch the supreme gold, after the titles Europeans (2018 and 2021) and the world crown (2018).
After Sébastien Vieilledent and Adrien Hardy, titled at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004, French rowing regained the top step of the podium in a pair of sculls.
The full Olympic program
The Olympic medal table
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