Coleraine rower Richard Chambers forced to wait for double sculls semi-final at Rio Olympics

Richard Chambers and Will Fletcher
Richard Chambers and Will Fletcher

Coleraine rower Richard Chambers will have to wait until Thursday for his double sculls Olympic semi-final.

Wind and rain forced the postponement of Wednesday’s scheduled programme.

Chambers and Great Britain team-mate Will Fletcher finished second in their heat on Monday behind South Africa.

Fletcher and Chambers clocked the sixth fastest qualifying time of 6:25.62.