Row­ing

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Au­gust 6–13 Dead cert Bri­tain’s He­len Glover and Heather Stan­ning ( be­low right) in the cox­less pairs Best of Bri­tish An­other gold rush could in­clude the women’s eight and the light­weight men’s pair; four-time medal­list Kather­ine Grainger ( be­low) will com­pete in the dou­ble sculls Corinthian con­tender Alex Gregory (men’s four) bal­ances a seven-day train­ing sched­ule with look­ing after three chil­dren un­der seven; Grainger go­ing for her fifth medal at 40 Beat that After Sir Steve Red­grave, a di­a­betic, won his fourth gold, in At­lanta in 1996, he fa­mously quipped: ‘Any­body who sees me in a boat has my per­mis­sion to shoot me’ Golden mo­ment Red­grave win­ning gold, his fifth, with Matthew Pin­sent in Syd­ney in 2000; Grainger fi­nally win­ning gold in Lon­don after three sil­vers Need to know Grainger has an hon­ours law de­gree, an MA in Phi­los­o­phy, a PHD in Homi­cide and is also Chan­cel­lor of Ox­ford Brookes Univer­sity. Stan­ning is a Ma­jor with the 32nd Reg­i­ment Royal Ar­tillery

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