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Sir Steve Redgrave (UK) was the first athlete to win gold medals at 5 successive Olympic Games in an endurance sport - Rowing

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Will weight jibe row put me off? Fat chance!

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Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking storm to gold to claim GB's first ever women's lightweight doubles title

It could be one of the images of the Olympics: Katherine Copeland’s startled face after her boat had romped to a crushing victory.

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Kate Middleton and brother-in-law Prince Harry on Royal outing together to congratulate Britain's top athletes

Royal outing: Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge pose with Gold medal winning rower Sophie Hosking at Team GB House in the Westfield Centre

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The success of Team GB's Olympic rowers in 2012 led to the restoration of Victoria Park's boating lake - and the East London park now joins the more established boating lakes of Hyde Park, Regent's Park and Battersea Park as one of London's best venues for hiring a rowing boat or pedalo.

Ennis, Farah, Rutherford light up London 2012 Olympics for GB

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