The region's rowers are hoping for more Olympic triumphs at Eton Dorney today, but can they match Helen Glover and Heather Stanning's success?
Sam Townsend from Reading, competing in the men's rowing double sculls with partner Bill Lucas, will be among those going for gold.
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