(NEWS CENTER) -- Ellie Logan of Boothbay Harbor and the Women's Eight with Coxswain have advanced to the finals at the Olympic Games.
The U. S. women dominated their heat, finishing the two thousand meter course in six minutes and fourteen seconds, a margin of more than six seconds over Australia. Great Britain was third and Germany lagged well behind.
The U. S. is the six-time world champion and defending Olympic champion. Six of the nine women who competed this time won gold medals in Beijing. The U. S. has not lost a race in this classification since 2005.
Ellie has shared some photos from London with NEWS CENTER. Click here to check them out!