Filed: Thursday, 16th August 2012
By: Staff Writer
It will not have escaped the attention of many that Olympic Games silver-medallist Mark Hunter is a West Ham supporter.
The man who broke a nation's hearts by breaking down seconds after he'd won a silver medal in the Lightweight Double Sculls (stroke) is the latest subject of our long-running Q&A series.
Earlier this week we managed to grab a few minutes with Mark, who was born and raised in East Ham at the Boleyn Ground, where he was attending a session with local schoolchildren as part of Team GB's legacy plans to continue the goodwill factor that emerged during the games.
To read our interview with the five-times World Cup winner and former Olympic Champion, go to www.kumb.com/qa.php?id=36.
Mark Hunter: fact file
Born: London, 1978
Sport: Rowing (Lighweight Double Scull)
Olympic Games - Gold 2008, Silver 2012.
World Championships - Gold 2010, 2011, Bronze 2007.
World Cup - Gold 2008 (x3), 2010, 2012, Silver 2007 (x2), Bronze 2007.
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