North East rowers closer to Olympics

Kat Copeland in front of her partner in the lightweight pairs Credit: ITV

Three rowers from our region are one step closer to competing in the London Olympics. Jessica Eddie from Durham, Kat Copeland from Ingleby Barwick on Teesside and Matt Wells from Hexham are all in the squad for the upcoming World Cup regattas - which will decide the Olympic team.

Jess Eddie has a seat with the women's eights Credit: ITV