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Australian rowers in the medals

AUSTRALIA'S men's quad scull crew has finished third in the London Olympic final at Eton Dorney.

The team of Dan Noonan, James McRae, Chris Morgan and Karsten Forsterling finished the two-kilometre course in five minutes 45.22 seconds and trailed on Germany (5:42.48) and Croatia (5:44.78).

It was a great result for the crew given that Noonan missed a lot of time out of the boat in the lead-up to London with a rib injury.

The Germans controlled the race from the start and Croatia and the Australians were left to battle for the minor medals.

The Australian crew mounted a challenge for silver passing the halfway mark but the Croats responded and held off the challenge.

Read more on ABC.



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