Helen Glover, Heather Stanning received rowing gold

Great Britain's Helen Glover and also Heather Stanning systematically secured their Olympic title by winning gold in the women's pair at Rio 2016.

The world champions, who received Britain's very first gold of the London Games in 2012,
led from the beginning since they ended 1.2 seconds free of New Zealand in a time of seven minutes, 18.29 seconds.

Denmark completed 3rd to take bronze. It had been Great Britain's 17th medal of the Games and also moved them up to 4th in the table, ahead of Australia.

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