Penzance rower Helen Glover and her team mate Polly Swann this morning won gold in the Coxless Pairs at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea.
The pair were also victorious at the World Rowing Cup earlier this year. Today's win caps a triumphant year for Glover - she won the first GB gold medal of the 2012 Olympics along with team mate Heather Stanning.
Glover, 27, was born in Truro, Cornwall, and grew up in Penzance.
Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover has won gold for Great Britain at the latest world cup in Lucerne.
Glover, from Penzance, and partner Polly Swann held off a late challenge from New Zealand to make it a hat trick of world cup regatta wins this year going into next month's world championships in South Korea.
Cornwall's Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover and her Great Britain team-mate Polly Swann have taken gold in the women's pair at the World Rowing Cup at Eton Dorney. The pair fought off a late challenge from New Zealand to win by a length, with Germany coming third.
It was a return for Helen, to the scene of her 2012 Olympic triumph. Helen and her partner Heather Stanning won Team GBs first gold of the games in the coxless pairs.
The event was held in the UK for the first time in 8 years.