Great Britain claimed their first gold medal of the London 2012 Olympics as rowers Helen Glover andHeather Stanning triumphed in the women’s pair.

The world silver medallists clocked a time of 7:27.13 to also become the first British female rowers to win an Olympic title.

Who are they?

Reserves two years ago, Heather Stanning and Helen Glover have transformed themselves into a world-beating crew. They are unbeaten in 2012, having won gold in all three World Cups before setting an Olympic best in the first heat to qualify for the final

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18905412

Well done girls!

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