Britain Athletics - London Marathon - London - 23/4/17 Great Britain Olympic rower Helen Glover and Heather Stanning celebrate with their medals after finishing the marathon Action Images via Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic - RTS13J2P

Britain Athletics - London Marathon - London - 23/4/17 Great Britain Olympic rower Helen Glover and Heather Stanning celebrate with their medals after finishing the marathon Action Images via Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic - RTS13J2P

(L-R) Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. Australia won silver and New Zealand won bronze. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

(L-R) Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. Australia won silver and New Zealand won bronze. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate in their boat after winning gold in the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate in their boat after winning gold in the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)

Great Britain has collected its first gold medal of the London Games after Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won the coxless pairs with a stunning performance that will spark a mass outpouring of celebration and relief across the country.    One had never stepped in a rowing boat until 2008, the other will return to serve in the Royal Artillery in September. But Glover and Stanning will now go down in the record books as the first homegrown gold

Great Britain has collected its first gold medal of the London Games after Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won the coxless pairs with a stunning performance that will spark a mass outpouring of celebration and relief across the country. One had never stepped in a rowing boat until 2008, the other will return to serve in the Royal Artillery in September. But Glover and Stanning will now go down in the record books as the first homegrown gold

RIBI (Rotary in Great Britain & Ireland) used the updated Rotary logo in their END POLIO NOW ad featuring Olympic and World Champion Helen Glover. Visit them here: http://endpolionow.org.uk

RIBI (Rotary in Great Britain & Ireland) used the updated Rotary logo in their END POLIO NOW ad featuring Olympic and World Champion Helen Glover. Visit them here: http://endpolionow.org.uk

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain compete in the Women's Pair Heats on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on July 28, 2012 in Windsor, England.

Olympics Day 1 - Rowing

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain compete in the Women's Pair Heats on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on July 28, 2012 in Windsor, England.

Gold medallists (L-R) Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate on the podium with silver medallists (L-R) Sarah Tait and Kate Hornsey of Australia and bronze medallists (L-R) Rebecca Scown and Juliette Haigh of New Zealand after competing in the Women's Pair Final A  on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. © Harry How/Getty Images

Gold medallists (L-R) Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate on the podium with silver medallists (L-R) Sarah Tait and Kate Hornsey of Australia and bronze medallists (L-R) Rebecca Scown and Juliette Haigh of New Zealand after competing in the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England. © Harry How/Getty Images

Home team Great Britain's Heather Stanning and Helen Glover celebrate after winning the gold in the Women's Rowing Pair competition. This was Britain's first gold of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

2012 London Olympics

Home team Great Britain's Heather Stanning and Helen Glover celebrate after winning the gold in the Women's Rowing Pair competition. This was Britain's first gold of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Golden girls win for Great Britain Great Britain's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won a gold medal in the women's Pair - the Host Nation's first of London 2012

Golden girls win for Great Britain Great Britain's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won a gold medal in the women's Pair - the Host Nation's first of London 2012

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England.

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after the Women's Pair Final A on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 1, 2012 in Windsor, England.

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