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  • n  a race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race

  • They had lost a preliminary heat to Ratzeburg, had to survive a repechage to get into the finals at all.
  • Those who did were the ones who came to Seoul, who tried in vain to make sense of the repechage and gave up the sprints for the lusty cheers around the Korean women's hockey team.
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  • Grom of the Week: Conan Craig
    Grom of the Week: Conan Craig By Andrea Swayne Conan Craig of San Clemente put on an impressive showing at the Western Surfing Association contest Saturday, April 12 in Oceanside. His U9 shortboard campaign came to an end in the Repechage round after a convincing Round 1 win and emerging from a stacked Round 2 […]
    April 21, 2014 - Dana Point Times

  • Scott Frandsen in Toronto Star
    We probably could have raced a bit better but we still advanced straight to the semis and don't have to race the repechage in two days,said Frandsen.
  • Brian Price in Toronto Star
    To go through to the repechage isn'ta bad thing for us as we haven't had a whole season's worth of racing in this boat and this gives us another chance to race,said Price. "I have to quickly refocus as I have the heat in the men's eight...
  • Nicolas Gill in Globe and Mail
    He had a good tournament,said Gill. "He lost against the Argentinean (Diego Rosatti) who was second. In the repechage he won all his bouts. It's his first medal at this level. It's a positive step in his career."

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