These two late-blooming rowers ended the gold medal drought for Team Great Britain Wednesday, winning the 2000m Women’s Pairs. It’s the first-ever Olympic gold won by a British women’s crew.
Bob Costas told me Glover, 26, a former PE teacher from Cornwall, answered a British sporting agency’s recruiting ad just four years ago. She was all, “What’s rowing?” back then, and look at her now. ROWING. She and Stanning, 27, a captain in the Royal Artillery, have been together three years. READ FULL STORY