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Olympics Day 8: Locals to look out for

Dwain Chambers works on his starting technique during a Team GB athletics training session in Portugal. Photo: PA

First up is local boy Mark Hunter who will be in the final of the men's lightweight double sculls just before 10am.

After that keep an eye out for athlete Dwain Chambers who is in the men's 100m prelims at 10am.

At 10.30am it is the final of the men's four rowing race. Great Britain have won gold in the men's four at each of the last three Olympics and are desperate to extend that dynasty.

Australia are the crew most likely to stand in their way. Look out for local hopefuls Andrew Triggs Hodge and Pete Reed in the British crew.

The men's 400m round 1 at 10.35am features Martyn Rooney and Conrad Williams.

Players from London will feature in the men's quarter-finals football match against South Korea in Cardiff from noon.

Also at midday local girl Laura Robson will join Andy Murray. They are looking to guarantee themselves a shot at a mixed doubles medal when they play their delayed quarter-final against the experienced Australian pair of Lleyton Hewitt and Sam Stosur.

Londoner Sophie Hosking, along with teammate Katherine Copeland is competing in the women's lightweight double sculls at Eton Dorney.

Dwain Chambers is hoping to make another appearance at 12.30 in the men's 100m round 1 along with Adam Gemili and James Dasaolu.

Laura Trott along with Dani King and Joanna Rowsell is competing in the women's team pursuit cycling contest. The trio broke their own world record on Friday during the qualifying stage at the Velodrome.

They need to win their race against Canada to qualify for the gold medal final at 5.50pm in the evening.

In the evening Abi Oyepitan will be competing in the women's 100m semi-final at 7.35pm. Half an hour after that Christine Ohuruogu will be in the women's 400m semi-final.

At 9.15pm ITV London regular Mo Farah goes for gold in the final of the 10,000 metres after being pipped to the world title in Daegu last year.

Abi Oyepitan is hoping to make it into the final of the women's 100m event at 9.55pm.

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