Clare Balding: Grainger & Watkins are 'heroines'

The BBC Olympics presenter Clare Balding tweeted her reactions during Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins' victory in the women's double sculls:

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I am sitting quietly in front of a TV preparing to cry for a week if Katherine Grainger & Anna Watkins win. Or cry for a year if they don’t

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GOLD!! Well done well done. Heroines. Grainger & Watkins. Let the tears flow

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GB women's double sculls gold

Katherine Grainger, who has won three consecutive Olympic silver medals, has finally won gold in the women's double sculls, along with partner Anna Watkins.