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.
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:
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
Lightweight men's double scull: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18911586
Lightweight men's four: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18911253
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:
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
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