Switzerland's defending single sculls Olympic rowing champion, Xeno Müller, has qualified for the final of the competition in Sydney after winning his semi-final heat on Thursday.This content was published on September 21, 2000 - 17:53
Müller, who won the gold medal at the Atlanta games four years ago, finished the course in 7:01.86 minutes - 1.61 seconds ahead of Germany's Marcel Hacker.
In the final on Saturday, Müller will be up against his main rival, New Zealand's Rob Waddell, currently world champion.
Waddell won his semi-final heat in 6:58.01 minutes - three seconds faster than Müller's time.
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