Niger rower wins hearts of fans
- From the section Olympics
Niger rower Hammadou Djibo Issaka wins the hearts of GB rowing fans at Eton Dorney as he struggles to the finishing line in his men's single sculls repechage.
Issaka eventually crosses the line, to massive applause, a full minute and 39 seconds after Lithuanian winner Mindaugs Griskonis.
Hammadou reportedly took up rowing just three months ago.