Names: Laurence Whiteley, Lauren Rowles
Medal Gold
Sport Para-Rowing
Event Double Sculls
Venue Lagoa Stadium
Coach: Tom Dyson (Head Coach)
Years on Programme: 3 years 7 months / 1 years 1 months
Did You Know?: Both Lauren and Laurence are making their Paralympic debuts in Rio. The pair have only been competing together for a year, with Lauren transferring from wheelchair racing to partner Laurence. They won silver in the 2015 World Championships.

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