Reading rower loses in final

Sam Townsend from Reading has lost the men's rowing double sculls final with partner Bill Lucas.

The pair led early but but were taken by New Zealand in first, Italy in second, and Slovenia in third.

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Mixed results for region's rowers

The region's rowers are hoping for more Olympic success at Eton Dorney today, but can they match Helen Glover and Heather Stanning's gold medals?