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WATCH LIVE: Day 1 of Rowing at the Rio Olympics

2016 World Rowing Cup II In Lucerne - Day One

LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND - MAY 27: Genevra Stone of the United States of America competes in the Women’s Single Sculls heats during day 1 of the 2016 World Rowing Cup II at Rotsee on May 27, 2016 in Lucerne, Switzerland. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)

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From single to double to quadruple skulls, men’s pair, and lightweight men’s four, rowing gets us started on a busy Day 1 in Rio.

Keep your eyes on the men’s single sculls rivalry between world champion Ondrej Synek (Czech Republic) and New Zealand’s Mahe Drysdale.

WATCH LIVE: Day 1 Rowing in Rio

Team USA’s Gevvie Stone is expected to compete for a medal in women’s single sculls, while the women’s quadruple skulls has the U.S. as a “dark horse” behind the team of Adrienne Martelli, Megan Kalmoe, Grace Latz, and Tracy Eisser.

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