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    Rower Jack Lopas credits Yale University for his recent success in the boat

    Rower Jack Lopas credits Yale University for his recent success in the boat


    The 23-year-old won the single sculls at the national championships, beating Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale by more than nine seconds.

    Lopas has been part of Yale's programme since 2017, and he's also studying American history.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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