On Saturday, August 4, 2012, Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal and Mr. Timothy Laurence along with Ms. Zara Phillips, Peter and Autumn Phillips, Their Majesties King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece as well as Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece were at the Eton Dorney Rowing Center to watch the final day of Rowing.
The royals cheered on Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter of Team GB, who were participating in the second race of the day, the Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls Final. Team GB had stiff competition against Team New Zealand, Team France, Team Germany, Team Portugal and Team Denmark.
In the end, it was Mads Rasmussen and Rasmus Quist of Team Denmark who won the intense and difficult race. Their time: 6:37.17. Team GB came in 2nd with a time of 6:37.78.
Next, was the Women’s Lightweight Double Sculls. Team GB won the gold medal with Team Greece capturing the bronze medal.
The most anticipated race of the day was the Men’s Four Final. Once again, Team GB battled it out against Team Australia, Team USA, Team Netherlands, Team Greece and Team Germany. Again, Team GB won the gold medal with a time of 6:03.97. Team Australia won the silver and Team USA won the bronze. Team Greece came in 4th place.
Congrats to all the winners!