Rio Olympics 2016: Kimberley Brennan of Australia wins women's single sculls gold

Kimberly Brennan
Brennan, a bronze medallist at London 2012, is now world and Olympic champion

Australian Kimberley Brennan comfortably won Olympic gold in the women's single sculls final in Rio.

World champion Brennan, 31, beat the USA's Genevra Stone by half a length in a time of seven minutes 21.54 seconds with China's Duan Jingli claiming bronze.

Brennan, bronze medallist at London 2012, has dominated the event leading up to the Olympic Games.

It was Australia's sixth gold of the Games and third rowing medal.

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