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Rowers thank crowd after Gold medal triumph

Great Britain's Men's Four of Andrew Triggs Hodge, Tom James, Pete Reed and Alex Gregory at Eton Dorney Rowing Lake Credit: PA

Great Britain produced a sensational performance to beat Australia and win Olympic gold in the men's coxless fours.

Andrew Triggs Hodge from Aylesbury, Pete Reed, who rows for Leander at Henley, Tom James and Alex Gregory from Henley led from the start to extend Britain's dominance over the Olympic event to 16 years.

Britain won their fourth successive coxless fours title by a quarter of a length from the Australians with the United States winning the bronze medal.

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