A canoeist fulfilled a lifetime’s ambition last night after winning Olympic Gold for Britain in Rio.

The Rochdale Herald would like to congratulate the canoeist who won a medal alongside fellow Olympian Tom Daley, who won bronze with his synchronised partner.

Other British Olympians who aren’t as good looking as Tom have also won medals including a gymnast who won Britain’s first medal in the discipline for 108 years.

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Quentin D Fortesqueue is a founding editor of The Rochdale Herald. Part time amateur narcissist and full time satirist Quentin is never happier than when playing his lute and drinking a full bodied Bordeaux. He rarely plays the lute and never gets to drink Bordeaux.