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Women's rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won Team GB's first gold medal of the London Olympics.

Women's rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won Team GB's first gold medal of the London Olympics.

2012 Paralympics: Kate Middleton cheers on the golden girls as Team GB wins its first Paralympic rowing medal. September 2, 2012

The Magnificent Seven for golden GB: Kate cheers them on... and then gives our discus hero his medal

2012 Paralympics: Kate Middleton cheers on the golden girls as Team GB wins its first Paralympic rowing medal. September 2, 2012

Women's rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won Team GB's first gold medal of the London Olympics.

Women's rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won Team GB's first gold medal of the London Olympics.

First ever stamps the Royal Mail have produced in 24 hours to celebrate all of Team GB Gold medals - this one the women's rowing pairs #London2012 #Olympics

Royal Mail releases stamps to honour gold medal winners

First ever stamps the Royal Mail have produced in 24 hours to celebrate all of Team GB Gold medals - this one the women's rowing pairs #London2012 #Olympics

Women's rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won Team GB's first gold medal of the London Olympics.

Women's rowing pair Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have won Team GB's first gold medal of the London Olympics.

Team GB medals: Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won gold in the women's rowing pair

Team GB's medals - in pictures

Team GB medals: Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won gold in the women's rowing pair

Great Britain's women's rowing team

Team GB rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover can end wait for gold

Rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning bring home TeamGB first gold! Also 1st EVER Olympic gold for Woman's Rowing Team :)

Rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning bring home TeamGB first gold! Also 1st EVER Olympic gold for Woman's Rowing Team :)

9/2/2012: Day 4 - Men's & Women's Rowing Finals (Dorney, Buckinghamshire)

Kate Middleton Cheers Team GB to a Paralympic Rowing Win

9/2/2012: Day 4 - Men's & Women's Rowing Finals (Dorney, Buckinghamshire)

9/2/2012: Day 4 - Men's & Women's Rowing Finals (Dorney, Buckinghamshire)

Kate Middleton Cheers Team GB to a Paralympic Rowing Win

Great Britain's Helen Glover (left) and Heather Stanning show off their gold medals after winning the women's pair final at Eton Dorney

Cheered all the way home from Afghanistan, the British army captain and her rowing partner who brought home Team GB's first gold

Great Britain's Helen Glover (left) and Heather Stanning show off their gold medals after winning the women's pair final at Eton Dorney

Team GB's women's eight rowing team showing off their silver medals at Rio 2016

Team GB's women's eight rowing team showing off their silver medals at Rio 2016

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won gold in the women's pair rowing

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won gold in the women's pair rowing

Anna Watkins and Katherine Grainger on podium after receiving their gold medals.

Glaswegian Katherine Grainger bags Olympic gold medal for rowing

Anna Watkins and Katherine Grainger on podium after receiving their gold medals.

Great Britain's women's eight win their first Olympic medal, taking silver in…

Rio Olympics 2016: GB's women's eight win historic silver

Great Britain's women's eight win their first Olympic medal, taking silver in…