Great Britain's Sophie Hosking and Katherine Copeland

GB star in final rowing regatta

Great Britain's rowers take centre stage on the final day of the 2012 Olympic rowing regatta.

4 Aug 12

Zac Purchase's seat breaks underneath him Rowing drama as final is restarted

Denmark

4 Aug 12

Drama unfolds at the start of the men's lightweight double sculls final as Zac Purchase's seat breaks underneath him and the British boat has to stop.

Mark Hunter was helped to his feet by Sir Steve Redgrave Sir Steve helps Hunter to his feet

Team GB

4 Aug 12

Sir Steve Redgrave helped Mark Hunter to his feet after the men's double sculls crew narrowly missed winning gold in the lightweight race.

Mark Hunter and Zac Purchase Hunter and Purchase take silver

Team GB

4 Aug 12

Great Britain's Mark Hunter and Zac Purchase narrowly fail to defend their lightweight men's double sculls title, beaten to the line by Denmark.

More Men's Lightweight Double Sculls stories (8)

Head to Head

Mark Hunter vs Zac Purchase

Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:37.78 Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

Height

1.82m (6'0")

Weight

73kg

Age

35

Zac Purchase

Zac Purchase One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:37.78 Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

Height

1.86m (6'1")

Weight

72kg

Age

27

View the London 2012 medallist table