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Army officer aiming for rowing gold at Rio

London 2012 gold medallist Heather Stanning has high hopes for Rio Credit: PA

Many of our region's athletes are stepping up their training for one last push ahead of the Olympics.

For Somerset rower Heather Stanning, it's also a case of taking leave from her job as an Army Officer.

Heather, from Yeovil, is a captain in the Royal Artillery and, as Jeff Welch reports, she's determined to add to the gold medal she won four years ago.

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