Wild winds cause Serbian rowers to capsize in rowing heat (video)

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Tough times for Serbian rowers Milos Vasic and Nenad Benik.

We saw early on that waves and wind were going to wreak havoc on the competitors in Rio, and American rower Gevvie Stone won her single sculls heat despite taking on significant water.

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The conditions cost the Serbians big time.

Britain rower Kath Grainger called it “the worst Olympic conditions I have raced in”, so it’s easy to see how accomplished rowers like Vasic and Benik could’ve been flipped.