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Archive for September 23rd, 2015

Row Your Boat Gently Down The Stream

Fifteen years ago today, in Sydney, British rower Steve Redgrave made sporting history when he won gold for the fifth consecutive Olympics. In a tense coxless fours race, he and fellow Brits Matthew Pinsent, James Cracknell and Tim Foster pipped the Italian crew by half a second to become Olympic champions. A crowd of around 22,000, made up predominantly of Brit supporters, celebrated wildy as the British crew crossed the […]

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