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Berkshire's rowing pair hoping for Olympic glory

Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins Credit: PA wire

Berkshire's Katherine Grainger is looking for her first Olympic gold medal today as she and partner Anna Watkins take part in the women's double sculls.

Grainger has won silver in three previous Olympics and hopes the home crowd at Eton Dorney could cheer her to victory.

Both are from Maidenhead in Berkshire.


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