Appearing at the Paralympic Games for only the second time, the sport of Rowing will be held on the waters at Eton Dorney during London 2012.
Although its history dates back centuries, Rowing only came of age as a competitive sport in the last 200 years. Interest began to increase after Oxford and Cambridge Universities began their rivalry on the Thames in 1829, a rivalry that continues today in the shape of the annual Boat Race. The sport made its Paralympic debut in Beijing 2008 – when Great Britain topped the medal table.
Friday 31 August – Sunday 2 September
Reserve Day Monday 3 September
IT'S A GOLD FOR GREAT BRITAIN!
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have made history in emphatic fashion... They made a storming start and just got stronger and stronger, winning by over a length. Amid an almighty din from the stands they cross ahead of Australia, who fought a ferocious battle with New Zealand for silver.... read more at