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British rower attempting to cross the Atlantic to raise money for charity has been rescued by the US coastguard after sustaining a back injury.
Niall Macdonald, from the town of Stornoway in the Western Isles of Scotland, is now being treated at a hospital in New Jersey after being picked up 100 miles off the US coast early on Saturday morning.
He was making the 3,400 mile journey from the US to Scotland to raise money for the Scottish Association for Mental Health.
It would have involved rowing for 12 hours a day for three months.
He first contacted the British coastguard at 20:30 on Friday in what a spokeswoman described as "a considerable amount of pain and distress".
They then sent information to US colleagues who confirmed they had picked up Mr Macdonald.
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The rowing men's four team have tweeted a picture of heading in to the Olympic village Post Office to pick up some of the stamps with their faces on.
There are also traditionally sized versions available.
Sophie Hosking and Katherine Copeland have said winning Team GB's fourth Olympic rowing gold was "like a dream."
The pair comfortably claimed victory ahead of China in the final of the women's lightweight double sculls final at Eton Dorney to take Great Britain's overall gold medal tally to 10.
A stamp to celebrate Team GB's gold in the rowing men's four will be will be on sale by lunchtime tomorrow.
The honour will be the first time Royal Mail has issued stamps on a Sunday.
Royal Mail will produce the stamp - celebrating Alex Gregory, Pete Reed, Tom James and Andrew Triggs Hodge's success - within 24 hours.
A fleet of 90 Royal Mail vehicles will deliver the stamps to more than 400 post offices by lunchtime tomorrow.
This is the ninth gold medal stamp to be issued by Royal Mail.
The parents of gold medal winning Team GB rower Katherine Copeland always believed their daughter would achieve Olympic glory.
Her mother and father Penny and Derek and brother Finlay were all at Eton Dorney to cheer her on today.
We had faith in her, we thought she could do it.
I think the lightweight women have been completely overlooked. No one has been following them. They all talk about other boats, but not so much the lightweight women.
But it is not a surprise to us.
She is so determined. She decides what she wants to do and she makes it happen. Nothing is going to stand in her way.
Pete Reed won Gold in this morning's men's coxless fours rowing:
Feet haven't touched the ground yet. Tweets and photos will come flooding in. Firstly, thank you for our support. You know who you are. Pete
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