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cox

a coxswain, esp of a racing eight or four
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They were pipped by the French coxless four crew in a thrilling battle for second place as Australia streaked away with the gold.
The women's coxless pairs was the second final of the day to feature Newcastle University rowers.
1980 MOSCOW Michelle Probert, 4x400m relay - BRONZE Charles Wiggin, Coxless pair rowing - BRONZE
The Empire Games 1958 coxless fours champions at Llanberis Mountain Railway, near their Llyn Padarn training venue
In a hastily arranged combination, the mixed veteran coxless quad of Deborah Ashurst, Brian Ventress, Liz Leigh and Steve Vaslet won the final of their event by two lengths despite never having raced together.
Not only that, but the coxless fours were led by Matthew Pinsent, who only a week before the big night announced his retirement.
Paul Gosling and Andre Delahaye in the senior one coxless pairs, Mike Bevan in the senior one sculls and Bev Rigby and Helen Bruce in the women's senior one coxless pairs also enjoyed success on the 100metre course.
Frances Houghton and Debbie Flood took the women's double sculls, Cath Bishop and Katherine Grainger triumphed in the women's coxless pair, while the Olympic champion men's eight also took the title.
Rowing at 50 strokes a minute the pair - famed for their coxless fours exploits alongside Sir Steve Redgrave - established a clear lead early on and never looked like being caught by the international field.
Moving on: Thousand Oaks' David Collins and his lightweight coxless four boat won its repechage heat with the day's fastest time to qualify for the gold-medal race Sunday morning.
Will Fletcher, 20, who competes for Tyne United and Durham University, and Jamie Kirkwood, also 20 and from Cresswell near Ashington, returned from Belarus with the accolade after triumphing in the lightweight men's coxless four event.
FORMER Olympic goldmedallist Kieran West has backed the Great Britain coxless four to overcome their turbulent Beijing preparations and land gold in China next month.