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.
Gold and silver for rowing aces as Britannia rules waves
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.
Gathering at London apartment of Paul and Valerie Oliver, February–March, 1957, photographed by Paul Oliver. Top row, left to right: Alexis Korner (mandolin), Bobbie Korner, Beryl Bryden with arm around Big Bill Broonzy, Derroll Adams (banjo). Bottom row, left to right: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (guitar), June Elliott, Valerie Oliver, Donald Kincaid (a friend of the Olivers), Brother John Sellers. Dave Bennett Collection
PO.075.1065 - Mr Gus Okerland's North Bend Grade School 8th Grade Class. Front Row: Evelyn Camp, Betty Wright, Jackie Shelton, Norma Wishon, Francis Scott, Ruby (or Ruth?) McNeely, Louise Metzler, Elsie McClain, Cecile Sample Second Row: Bobby Clarke, Bob Crawford, Nina Davis, Lois Berkebile, Maxine Close, Unknown, Unknown, Bill Watruba, Orville Fischer Back Row: Teacher Gus Okerlund, Joe Slencik, Paul Haglund, Bennett (or Kenneth) Murphy, Bob Vinnedge, Henry Parson, Robert (or Allen) Young…
County Cricket Club at Lord's in London, circa 1983. Back row (from left): Colin Metson, Neil Williams, Bill Merry, Norman Cowans, Kevan James, Rajesh Maru and William Robins; middle row (from left): Harry Sharp (scorer), Don Bennett (coach), Simon Hughes, Keith Tomlins, Colin Cook, Paul Downton, Andy Smith, Keith Brown and John Miller (physio); front row (from left): Wilf Slack, Wayne Daniel, Phil Edmonds, Mike Gatting, John Emburey, Clive Radley, Graham Barlow and Roland Butcher