Olympic Rowing 2012: Day 8 Results, Medal Updates, Highlights & More
Great Britain made the most out of the last day of competition, winning two gold medals to claim four gold in the sport, surpassing New Zealand's three.
The British won gold in the Lightweight Women's Double Sculls as well as the Men's Four, and silver in the Lightweight Men's Double Sculls. Winning the overall regatta standings, getting their medal count to nine (four gold, two silver and three bronze) and beating their own record of eight back in the 1908 Olympics, which were also held in London.
Denmark grabbed its only gold of the sport in the Lightweight Men's Double Sculls as Mads Rasmussen and Rasmus Quist skimmed past the British duo of Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter by 61 hundredths of a second.
Miroslava Knapkova of the Czech Republic reached gold in the Women's Single Sculls, beating Fie Udby Erichsen of Denmark (silver) and Kim Crow of Australia (bronze).
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