Next was the women's coxless
fours race for the medals.
2008 BEIJING Nicole Cooke, Women's road race cycling - GOLD Tom James, Coxless
fours rowing - GOLD Tom Lucy, eight-man rowing - SILVER Geraint Thomas, Cycling team pursuit - GOLD David Davies, 10km open water marathon - SILVER
Tom Reevell and Neil Hunter-Smith, with their compatriots from Queen Elizabeth High School, won their men's J16 coxless
Lunn also highlighted the successes of British champion Stuart McCluskey in the open coxless
pairs event and National Championships finalist Finn Scherzcer as further indications of the ascendancy of the Newburn-based club.
fours are particularly strong, though, and have the quality to produce on the day.
FORMER Olympic gold medalist Kieran West has backed the Great Britain coxless
four to overcome their turbulent Beijing preparations and land gold in China next month.
Yarm School's coxless
quad scullers and Tees Rowing Club veteran quad scullers provided the most exciting confrontation, with the young Yarm combination just edging out the experienced scullers of Jonny Cooper, Paul Buckworth, Hugh Pelham, and David Cooper after the re-row.
They then transferred to the coxless
fours alongside James Cracknell and Tim Foster and won three successive world titles and Olympic gold in Sydney.
Now three years into retirement following that titanic coxless
fours win in Sydney there is no way the he will compete in Athens.
Fans lined the River Thames in Henley, Oxfordshire, to applaud the oarsmen, who scooped gold in the coxless
fours in Sydney last year, as they rowed 1,000 metres upstream to the town's River and Rowing Museum.
The victory of Redgrave (right) in the coxless
fours final beat Nelson Mandela's walk to freedom and England's 1966 World Cup triumph.
Harry Malling ( Middleweight boxing) Harry Mitchell ( Light heavyweight boxing) Lucy Morton ( Swimming, 200m breast stroke) Jack Beresford ( Rowing) Harold Abrahams ( Athletics, 100m) Eric Liddell ( Athletics, 400m) Douglas Lowe ( Athletics, 800m) Coxless
fours ( Rowing) Running Deer Team ( Shooting)
STEVE REDGRAVE and his partners in Great Britain's coxless
four were last night given a quote of 11-8 by Hills to strike gold at the Sydney Olympics, writes Bruce Millington.
THE men of Glasgow RC made history by winning their first-round heats in both the Britannia and the Wyfold coxless
fours on the opening day at Henley Royal Regatta.
Katherine Grainger's women's quad crew and the men's coxless
four - which includes Coedpoeth oarsman James - represent Britain's best chances.