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Rowing blazed a trail for Great Britain team

After Britain won their only gold medal of the 1996 Olympics in rowing, chief coach Jurgen Grobler, Matthew Pinsent and Steve Redgrave were call...

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Lightweight four take British silver

Great Britain's lightweight men's four rowing crew won a silver medal after being pipped to the line by new Olympic champions South Africa in a ...

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Rowers back on gold trail

Great Britain will chase more gold-medal glory on the rowing lake at Eton Dorney on Thursday as three crews head into finals.

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Hester leads equestrian hopes

Helen Glover and Heather Stanning and Bradley Wiggins kicked off Britain's gold rush on Wednesday and here we take a look at medal hopes for Thu...

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British crews bid to stay in medal mode

Great Britain will chase more gold medal glory on the rowing lake at Eton Dorney on Thursday as three crews head into final action.

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Rob Williams is a three-time World Championship medallist who was born just a few miles from Eton Dorney, venue for the London 2012 Olympic rowing competitions.

He once made the headlines for crashing a rowing boat into, and then being run over by, a passenger ferry on the Thames in London. He is currently studying his PhD in X–ray crystallography.

At the 2012 Olympics in London Williams won silver in the mens lightweight four (LM4-).