Gold hopes for Olympic rowers

A number of rowers from the South will be rowing in the Olympic final of the women's pair and the men's eight later today. Many of those taking part come from Leander club in Henley.

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Britain win bronze!

The men's eight rowing at Eton Dorney have won bronze for Great Britain.

James Foad, from Southampton, Richard Egington, Matthew Langridge and Alex Partridge from Henley, and Tom Ransley, from Ashford, all starred in the race, at one point hitting the lead, before Germany stormed to a finish.

Canada just pipped us for second.

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