London 2012 Olympic Games
The London 2012 Olympic Games were the GB Rowing Team's most successful, not just of the modern era, but all time.
The team won a record nine medals after qualifying boats for 13 of the 14 events on home water at the Olympic rowing regatta which was held at Eton Dorney from July 28 to August 4, 2012.
The medal haul included four golds, two silvers and three bronzes with GB finishing as top rowing nation for the second successive Games and surpassing the eight medals won at the 1908 Olympic rowing regatta at Henley-on-Thames.
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won Team GB's first gold of London 2012 in the women's pair followed by the women's double scull of Anna Watkins and Katherin Grainger, the men's four of Alex Gregory, Pete Reed, Tom James and Andrew Triggs Hodge and the lightweight women's double scull of Kat Copeland and Sophie Hosking joined them, making it four gold medals for the GB Rowing Team. 
The lightweight men's squad served up two silver medals in the double of Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter and four in the guise of brother Peter and Richard Chambers, Rob Williams and Chris Bartley
And there were three superb bronze medals for the GB men's eight of Alex Partridge, James Foad, Tom Ransley, Ric Egington, Mohamed Sbihi, Greg Searle, Matt Langridge, Constantine Louloudis and cox Phelan Hill, single sculler Alan Cmpbell and the rookie men's pair of George Nash and Will Satch.

Landmarks for GB at the London 2012 Regatta

-Team GB's first gold of the games;

-GB won a record nine medals- GB's best regatta ever;

-A GB men's quadruple scull reached the Olympic final for the first time;

-GB won a men's single scull medal for the first time since 1928;

-The GB women won their first ever Olympic gold- and then added two more;

-The GB men's four made it four successive golds in that event;

-All 47 GB rowers accross 13 crews reched the Olympic finals; and

-Greg Searle won a medal aged 40 in the GB men's eight.

Katherine Grainger won gold at her fourth Games after three successive silvers. Greg Searle, beijing bronze medallist Matt Wells and double Olympic silver medallist Frances Houghton also competed at their fourth Olympic Games in the men's eight, men's quadruple scull and womens quadruple scull respectively.

Relive the excitement again:

GOLD

Women's pair: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18905412

Women's double scull: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19106703

Lightweight women's double sculls: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19126808

Men's four: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18911517

SILVER

Lightweight men's double scull: http://www.bbc.co.uk/osport/0/olympics/18911586

Lightweight men's four: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18911253

BRONZE

Men's single scull: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19110376

Men's Pair: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18915625

Men's eight: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18905503

GB Rowing Team news reports from London 2012:

Team selection: http://www.britishrowing.org/gb-rowing-team/meet-the-teams/team-selections/2012-olympic-games-london-great-britain

July 26: Tanner says GB rowers in great shape http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/july/26/tanner-says-gb-rowers-are-great-shape

July 28: Glover and Stanning set Olympic best time at Eton Dorney http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/july/28/glover-and-stanning-set-olympic-best-time-eton-dorney

July 29: Doubles double up on heats victory http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/july/29/doubles-double-heats-victories

July 30: Grainger and Watkins set Olympic best time http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/july/30/grainger-and-watkins-set-olympic-best

July 31: Sam and Tash will race finals on the same day http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/july/31/sam-and-tash-will-race-finals-same-day

August 1: Historic first for Glover and Stanning http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/august/1/historic-first-glover-and-stanning

August 2: Scintillating race gives Team GB rowing silver http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/august/2/scintillating-race-gives-team-gb-rowing-silver

August 3: GB has 47 rowers in the top six in the world http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/august/3/gb-has-47-rowers-top-six-world

August 3: Gold for Grainger and Watkins http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/august/3/gold-grainger-and-watkins

August 4: Best Olympic regatta of all time for GB http://www.britishrowing.org/news/2012/august/4/best-olympic-regatta-all-time-gb

Golden Moments with GB: http://www.youtube.com/embed/edXHGIPzM8k

Our Greatest Team parade video: http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZvbF5HFFOo0

LINKS

Official London 2012 website: http://www.london2012.com/rowing 

Team GB website: http://www.teamgb.com/congratulations-teamgb

Think you could row for GB? http://britishrowing.org/gb-rowing-team/rowing-gb 

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