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updated: 8/1/2012 5:41 PM

Itasca rower finishes just shy of claiming bronze medal

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  • Sarah Zelenka

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Olympian Sarah Zelenka from Itasca finished just shy of claiming a medal in England this morning.

Zelenka, and her partner Sara Henderson, finished fourth in the women's pair rowing event today.

They finished behind New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain.

The duo did well for the first 500 meters, but were overtaken in the final 500 meter to slip 3 seconds behind Great Britain for the bronze medal.

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