Para-rowing: GB defend Worlds mixed coxed four title

James Fox, Oliver Hester, Pamela Relph and Naomi Riches

Great Britain have successfully defended their para-rowing mixed coxed four title at the World Championships on Korea's Lake Tangeum.

Pamela Relph, Naomi Riches, Oliver Hester, James Fox and cox Oliver James took gold in 3:16.12 ahead of Italy, with South Africa taking bronze.

For Riches, like Relph a reigning Paralympic champion, it was a sixth world title.

She said: "This one is very special. We set a race plan and executed it well."

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