Golden girls! Hosking and Copeland create history on the lake after securing another win
11:11 GMT, 4 August 2012
Great Britain's Katherine Copeland and Sophie Hosking have won the gold medal in the women's double sculls.
The British crew were roared to victory by over a length, with China in second and Greece in third.
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We've done it! Great Britain's Sophie Hosking and Katherine Copeland celebrate winning gold
KATHERINE COPELAND AND SOPHIE HOSKING FACTFILE
1986: Sophie Hosking born on January 25 in Wimbledon and learns to row at Kingston Grammar School.
1990: Kat Copeland born on December 1 in Ashington and begins to row at Yarm School at the age of 14.
2006: Hosking wins bronze in the lightweight women's quadruple sculls at the World Championships.
2007: Hosking wins silver in the lightweight women's quadruple sculls at the World Championships.
2009: Hosking wins bronze in the lightweight double sculls with Hester Goodsell at the World Championships. Copeland wins gold in the quadruple sculls at the Youth Olympic festival in Sydney.
2010: Copeland comes close to quitting the Great Britain set-up because she wants to remain based in the north-east.
2011: Copeland wins gold in the lightweight single scull at the Under-23 World Championships in Amsterdam. She wins silver in her first senior event, at the Munich World Cup.
: Hosking wins bronze with Goodsell at the World Championships in the lightweight double sculls
2012: May – Copeland and Hosking come together for the World Cup series, winning a silver in Belgrade but place out of the medals in Lucerne and Munich.
August 4 – Copeland and Hosking win a gold medal at the Olympic Games.