Aaron Cook

Aaron Cook made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He lost in the bronze medal match to Zhu Guo of China. Cook is one of the most promising youngsters in the world. He announced himself on the global senior stage after winning gold at the ...

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Acer Nethercott

Acer Nethercott was selected as cox of the men's eight for the Beijing 2008Olympic Games and won a silver medal. Nethercott has coxed the Great Britain eight for the past three seasons, and won bronze at the 2007 World Rowing Championships in Munich. In th...

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Adam Brown

Adam Brown made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He swam in the 4x100m freestyle relay team who placed eighth. At the 2009 World Championships Brown was a member of the 4x100m freestyle relay team who finished seventh, he also competed i...

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Alan Campbell

Alan Campbell has been Britain’s undisputed number one single sculler since 2005, winning eight senior trials and claiming three World Championship medals. He is married to wife Juliet and was inspired to take up rowing after watching Sir Steve Redgr...

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Alan Wills

Alan Wills will become the fifth male British archer to appear at two or more Games in London. Nicknamed ‘Dangerous’, he won gold at the 2010 World Field Archery Championships. He takes inspiration from movie character Forrest Gump and he took ...

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Alastair Heathcote

Alastair Heathcote was selected in the men's eight for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and won a silver medal, finishing in front of the Americans and behind the Canadians. Heathcote started rowing at the age of 15 at Eton College however; he decided not to...

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Alastair Wilson

Alistair Wilson made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The mens team won their fifth/sixth place classification match against Korea to place fifth in the tournament. Wilson as a member of the England squad which won gold at the 2009 Euroh...

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Alex Nelson

Alex is a strong sprint talent , who comes from a sporty family. His sister is GB sprinter Ashlee Nelson and their father used to be a professional footballer for Telford FC. Alex is a Manchester United fan. He says his heroes are Maurice Greene and Nel...

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Alex O'Connell

Team GB's sole fencing representative in Beijing. He secured selection with silver at the European qualification tournament in Istanbul, losing to Marcin Koniusz (POL) in the final. Became GBR’s youngest World Champion aged 16 when he won u17 cadet title ...

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Alex Partridge

Alex Partridge was due to make his Olympic debut at Athens 2004 until he had to withdraw due to illness, watching on as a boat with his name on it, the men’s four, powered to gold. He bounced back with men’s four gold at the 2005, 2006 and 2009...

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