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Heather Stanning
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Born in Yeovil, Somerset
Born on 26th of January 1985

British rower and Royal Artillery officer.

Given leave to compete in London 2012 Olympics, Stanning and Glover won the gold medal for the women's coxless pairs, a first ever Olympic gold medal for British women's rowing.

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