Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins told ITV News their triumphant victory in the women's double sculls was a tough race. Watkins said the home crowd was really helpful, and made the second half of the race much easier.
Grainger said winning her gold medal in front of a home crowd was "more special than I could ever hope it to be."
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