Rower Thomas backed for Tokyo in 2020
Olympic gold medal-winning rower Scott Durant has backed fellow Lancastrian Graeme Thomas to bounce back from his Rio heartbreak.
Preston sculler Thomas was left devastated after illness ended his hopes of competing for Olympic glory in Brazil.
A member of GB men’s quadruple scull team, the former Corpus Christi High School pupil had arrived in Rio alongside team-mates Peter Lambert, Sam Townsend and Angus Groom.
However, just a week before he was due to race in the heats, Thomas was left bedridden for more than two days after a sudden bout of flu-like symptoms.
Despite being on the road to... read more
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