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Team GB women's eight through to final

Great Britain are through to the final of the women's eight after finishing fourth in their rowing repechage at Eton Dorney.

Among the athletes is Jess Eddie, from Durham, who's team finished a length behind Australia to claim the last place in Thursday's final.

Netherlands and Romania finished first and second respectively.

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