After three silvers, Katherine Grainger gave the BBC her reaction to finally winning gold:
(Sir Steve Redgrave) promised me tears of joy this time. Which there are. ... To be honest, I feel this medal of all of them is the people's medal. So many people have been behind me all the way.
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Another cold and frosty night lies ahead, but the winter sunshine prevails for Friday.
Staying cold and frosty with plenty of winter sunshine.
Plenty of sunshine for some, but a little more cloud in the east and feeling cold