Heather and Helen win gold in Rio
OG Heather Stanning (Plewlands 2003) and her rowing partner Helen Glover have retained their Olympic title, winning Gold in the Women's Coxless Pairs in Rio.
After an exciting race at the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas rowing venue, the GB pairing beat teams from New Zealand and Denmark into second and third places. Stanning and Glover secured the top spot with a healthy margin of 1.2 seconds over Behrent and Scown of New Zealand, and a further 1.2 seconds ahead of third placed Danish pairing Rasmussen and Andersen.
Heather Stanning and Helen Glover securing their second gold in the Women's Coulees Pairs, during the event 12th August 2016 at the Rio Olympic Games.
Our pictures below show Heather with her 2012 Gold medal during a visit to the school after the London Olympics and at a recent dinner at St James's Palace, enjoying a few words with our Warden, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.