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Rowers make their best effort to qualify for the final in the women's pair heats. The Belarusian pair wins heat 1 finishing in 7:24.47, seven seconds ahead of New Zealand, while the Chinese duo finishes in third. Heat 2 is won by the Romanian pair in a time of 7:22.49, crossing the finish line with more than a boat length ahead of the German duo, leaving Great Britain in third. Rowing Women's Pair Without Coxswain Heats - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ROU, BLR, GER