It had been 24 years since Germany last won the most significant race in Olympic rowing, so they didn't miss the chance to celebrate. The German men's eight team tossed coxswain Martin Sauer high in the air and into Dorney Lake after out-dueling Canada, Great Britain and the United States to take gold.
Great Britain breaks women's Double Sculls Olympic best Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins of Great Britain break the Olympic best in the women's Double Sculls heats on Day 3. It was their 22nd unbeaten race in a row.
Best book I have ever read. A MUST read!!!! The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown: Brown masterfully narrates the tale of the 1936 American Olympic rowing team and their gold medal triumph. He paints a vivid picture of the men in the boat, their world, and their sport. A fascinating glimpse into a bygone era. by Mary Jo...
Olympics rowing: Glover and Stanning win gold for Britain