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Rowing medals joy for Britain

Great Britain celebrated their first gold medal of the Olympic Games after Helen Glover and Heather Stanning stormed to victory in the final of ...


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Bronze for GB's men's eight

Great Britain's rowers claimed the bronze medal in a thrilling men's eight race at Eton Dorney.

World champions Germany took the gold and...


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Second time lucky for GB men's eight

The Great Britain men's eight rowing team qualified for the Olympic final with a victory over Canada and Holland in the repechage.

The ne...


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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze


Ric Egington has won two gold medals with the men’s four since Beijing and returned to the eight at London 2012 in the same boat in which he claimed silver in 2008.

He counts boxer Ricky Hatton as his sporting hero and he always wears his lucky earring when competing.

At the 2012 Olympics in London Egington won bronze in the men's eight.