Britain’s Gold Rush in Munich World Cup


Double sculls world champion Katherine Grainer along with Mel Wilson enjoyed the most comfortable victory of the day, beating United States into second and bringing home the gold glory.

Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter were expected to win the men’s lightweight double sculls, however Pete Reed and Andrew Hodge kept the gold count high by acing the men’s pair while Helen Glover and Heather Stanning took the women’s pair.

In the men’s double sculls Matthew Wells and Marcus Bateman lost to the German’s fetching themselves a silver. Nevertheless a gold was also followed in the women’s lightweight double sculls won by Sophie Hosking and Hester Goodsell.

The lightweight men’s four compromised for a bronze losing by only two-hundredths of a second, all coming down to a blanket finish with the British boat finishing behind Denmark and France.

In total Britain won 11 medals, including 5 gold. Refer to the table below for a complete list of medals won. 

]Munich Rowing World Cup 2011 Result



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