The lightweight men’s pair duo of Oklahoma City's Mike Nucci (Blue Bell, Pa.) and Evan Tsourtsoulas (Kastoria, Greece) raced in the B final, finishing third behind China and Switzerland and ninth overall in the regatta with a time of 7:37.54. China finished in 7:30.36.
The men’s pair with coxswain crew of Stephen Young (Tampa, Fla.), Nareg Guregian (North Hills, Calif.) and OKC resident Justin Stangel (Madison, Wis.) got of the line in fourth in the four boat race, and could not change the position, finishing with a time of 7:07.88. Australia won in 703.32, followed by Italy in 7:04.38 and Germany in 7:06.20.
Leading off the day for the U.S. in the B finals was the lightweight men’s four. The crew of Will Daly (Vail, Colo.), OKC's Ryan Fox (Edgerton, Wis.), Nick LaCava (Weston, Conn.) and Anthony Fahden (Lafayette, Calif.) started fourth, climbed into third in the middle half, but fell back and finished fourth in a time of 6:05.57 to capture 10th place overall. France won in a time of 6:02.19.
The Oklahoma City men’s pair duo of Ryan Monaghan (Rochester, N.Y.) and Deaglan McEachern (Portsmouth, N.H.) started in fourth and rowed into third through the middle 1,000 meters, finishing behind Spain for an eighth place world ranking in a time of 6:39.34. Russia won in a time of 6:37.33.