VIDEO: A moment of sporting history was made in our region today - as Team GB won their first 2012 Gold. Helen Glover and Heather Stanning - both from Reading - powered ahead in the women's pairs rowing at Eton Dorney. They finished in 27.13 seconds to secure Gold - 2 and a half seconds ahead of second place Australia
Olympic champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have been hit by the enormity of their achievement winning Britain's first gold medal.
Great Britain celebrated it first gold of the Games after Helen Glover and Heather Stanning - who are based in Reading - stormed to victory.