South Africa win rowing lightweight men's four

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By AFP

8/2/2012 1:40:01 PM -

LONDON (AFP) - South Africa won the lightweight men's four gold at the London Olympics rowing regatta here on Thursday.

The winning four -- James Thompson, Matthew Brittain, John Smith and Sizwe Ndlovu -- made up late ground to pip favourites Great Britain, with Beijing 2008 champions Denmark taking bronze.

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