Nation celebrates gold rush

Rowers from Berkshire and Buckinghamshire win Gold Men's Four event

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The most unforgettable, extraordinary, emotional sporting day Great Britain has ever known - congratulations to all our fantastic medal winners

Mo Farah celebrates after winning the Men's 10,000m Final Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Mo Farah crosses the line first in the 10,000m final Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire
Great Britain's Jessica Ennis approaches the finish line in the 800m event in the Heptathlon at the Olympic Stadium Credit: Stephen Pond/PA Wire.
Jessica Ennis celebrates her Olympic gold today Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire
Great Britain's Greg Rutherford on in action during the Men's Long Jump Credit: David Davies/PA Wire
Greg Rutherford accepts congratulations from the crowd after this jump to glory Credit: Dave Davies/PA wire
Hampshire's Dani King leads Team GB's Joanna Rowsell and Laura Trott on their way to winning gold in the Women's Team Pursuit Final Credit: Dave Davies/PA Wire
Hamble's Dani King celebrate with her team mates after winning the Women's Team Pursuit Final Credit: Tim Ireland/PA wire
Dani King's gold medal Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA wire


Rowers thank crowd after Gold medal triumph

Great Britain's Men's Four of Andrew Triggs Hodge, Tom James, Pete Reed and Alex Gregory at Eton Dorney Rowing Lake Credit: PA

Great Britain produced a sensational performance to beat Australia and win Olympic gold in the men's coxless fours.

Andrew Triggs Hodge from Aylesbury, Pete Reed, who rows for Leander at Henley, Tom James and Alex Gregory from Henley led from the start to extend Britain's dominance over the Olympic event to 16 years.

Britain won their fourth successive coxless fours title by a quarter of a length from the Australians with the United States winning the bronze medal.

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