VIDEO: Just in from Afghanistan, where the troops cheered on Gold Medal winners Helen Glover and Heather Stanning.
Sporting history was made in our region today as Team GB won their first 2012 Gold. And the golden girls are both from Reading.
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.