The men’s eight rowing team finished the job they started four years ago by winning a gold medal on Sunday.
Canada led wire-to-wire in the final race at Beijing’s Shunyi Olympic rowing park. Taking the silver was Great Britain and taking the bronze was the U.S.
Canada finished in a time of five minutes, 23.89 seconds.
“We never stopped, we just kept on pushing, every stroke,” said coxswain Brian Price.