The men's double of Nathan Flannery and Hayden Cohen have claimed New Zealand's second gold medal at the under-23 rowing world championships in Trakai, Lithuania.
The Kiwis prevailed in a gripping battle with the Germans in their A-final despite an unfavourable lane, which meant the wind aided other crews in the final 300m.
It means the Cohen brothers now both hold world titles in the double scull, with Hayden's brother and two-time world champion Nathan now preparing for the Olympic campaign with another former under-23 world champion, Joseph Sullivan.
"It just went to plan, that was what we had to do and it just felt really good,'' Hayden Cohen said after they hung on across the final 300m.
The women's lightweight double scull of Georgia Hammond and Sophie Mackenzie claimed bronze in their final to take New Zealand's final medal tally to two gold and three bronze.
On Saturday, Kayla Pratt and Kelsey Bevan won gold in the women's pair and there were also two bronze medals - for the men's coxed four of Michael Berry, Alex Kennedy, Axel Dickinson, Robert Kells and Caleb Shepherd and the women's quadruple scull of Olivia Loe, Genevieve Behrent, Lucy Spoors and Linda Matthews.
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