Heather Stanning and Helen Glover
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Olympic gold rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover

Great Britain won their first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympics as rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning triumphed in the women's pair.

The world silver medallists led from the start, clocking seven minutes 27.13 seconds to become the first British female rowers to win an Olympic title.

Robert Hall caught up with the victorious rowers in Windsor as they sailed down the river following their victory.

  • 16 Jan 2013
  • From the section UK