Great Britain done it 4 golds in 24 hours during a London Olympics to go fourth in a award list as a rowers again delivered success during Eton Dorney.
Three-time Olympic china medallist Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins took Britain’s bullion total in London to 6 with
victory in a double sculls.
Either side of that triumph, a
of George Nash and Will Satch, and Alan Campbell
in a singular sculls
– won bronze.
holding a altogether transport of medals to 19 – 11 improved than during a same theatre in Beijing 4 years ago.
pennyless a British record for a 100m hurdles
with a time of 12.54 seconds in a opening eventuality of a heptathlon during a Olympic Stadium.
Her high burst of 1.86m took her to 2,249 points – 25 points forward of a United States’ Hyleas Fountain – and 103 in front of British team-mate Katarina Johnson-Thompson, who is in third.
Her time was a fastest available for a 100m hurdles in a heptathlon. The subsequent events are a shot put during 19:00 BST and a 200m during 20:45
Britain have serve opportunities during bullion in cycling on Friday night with the
men’s group pursuit
during 18:12 and
in a keirin during 18:38, while swimmer
defends her 800m freestyle pretension during 19:45. Pendleton degraded her Australian opposition Anna Meares in their opening heat, while a men’s office group came by a second turn feverishness opposite Denmark to set adult a final opposite Australia on Friday evening.
In tennis, Andy Murray is also in movement during Wimbledon in a men’s singles semi-final, where he is third on Centre Court. Victory would put him into Sunday’s final and pledge him during slightest a china medal.
Grainger, who was vivacious to finally win gold, said: “I feel this award of all of them is a people’s medal.
“I feel so many people have been behind me and upheld me and wanted this for me as most as we have.
“It’s off a behind of everybody I’ve ever worked with, everybody I’ve ever rowed with, everybody who’s helped me going behind to my family who were there from a beginning, to my friends during school, university.
“Every singular person’s been a partial of this and it creates a award seem so most some-more special.”
Prime Minister David Cameron watched Grainger and Watkins win with a other athletes during a Great Britain group headquarters.
He said: “It was fatiguing and an positively shining opening by Katherine and Anna, a payoff to watch it here during GB House and another bullion medal. We’re unequivocally doing some good things here.”
Ennis, who leads a heptathlon after dual events, pronounced she was “literally mute channel a line” in a 100m hurdles.
“I still can't trust we ran that time,” she said. “Stepping into a stadium, a throng unequivocally carried me and got me that good time.”
On Thursday Britain enjoyed one of a best days of any Olympic Games, winning 3 bullion medals and 3 silvers.
The men’s scurry cycling group twice pennyless a universe record
in a packaged Velodrome, a outcome that saw Sir Chris Hoy equal Sir Steve Redgrave’s British record of 5 Olympic golds.
Earlier, a dug-out slalom span of Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott
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