Team GB Medals 2012 05. Men’s Eight Rowing Team (Constantine Louloudis, Alex Partridge, James Foad, Tom Ransley, Ric Egington, Mo Sbihi, Greg Searle, Matt Langridge and cox Phelan Hill) - BRONZE (Rowing: Men’s Eight)
Team GB’s men’s eight rowing team stormed to a convincing victory in the final race at the Lagoa stadium venue in Rio, shortly after their female counterparts had claimed an impressive silver. After an explosive start out of the blocks, Paul Bennett, Scott Durant, Matthew Gotrel, Phelan Hill, Matthew Langridge, Thomas Ransley, Peter Reed, William Satch and Andrew T Hodge dug deep to preserve their lead and push their rivals Germany into silver medal position.
Matt Gotrel, Constantine Louloudis, Pete Reed, Paul Bennett, Mohamed Sbihi, Alex Gregory, George Nash,Will Satch and Phelan Hill wrote a new chapter in British men’s eights history when they brought up the hat-trick of successive World golds for GB in this event.