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COUNTDOWN TO RIO: SUMMER SPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW

Alistair Brownlee might not have won the overall World Triathlon Series title but he admitted victory at the Grand Final in Edm...

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Reed delighted with team effort in Amsterdam

Double Olympic champion Pete Reed admitted it was a team effort that ensured Great Britain ended on a high at the World Rowing Championships in ...

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Olympic champions Glover and Stanning rule world in Holland

Olympic champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning can now call themselves world champions after a day where Britain won four medals in Amsterd...

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Tanner eyes more medals after world rowing silver and bronze

GB Rowing Team performance director Sir David Tanner expects the squad’s medal tally at the World Rowing Championships in Holland to grow furthe...

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Triggs Hodge confident after GB men’s four make world final

Double Olympic champion Andrew Triggs Hodge declared Britain’s men’s four ready for a World Rowing Championship medal showdown after breezing in...

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Biography

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 the 2008 World Cup series, he coxed the eight to second and third place. Originally, from Harlow in Essex, Nethercott went to school at Mark Hall Comprehensive and then Broxbourne School. He joined Oxford University Boat Club after starting at Oxford and was the Oxford women's Blue Boat cox in 2000 before coxing Isis in 2002 and then moving up to the winning Blue Boat in 2003. He went on to cox the Blue Boat in 2004 and again in 2005 when Oxford avenged their previous year's defeat to Cambridge. Nethercott gained his B.Phil in 2003 and his D.Phil in Philosophy last year when he spent some time studying at the Sorbonne in Paris.