Olympic medallist Nethercott dies
Olympic silver medal-winning cox Acer Nethercott has died, aged 35.
Nethercott coxed the men's eight to a silver at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. His death was confirmed in a tweet from the official GB Rowing Team Twitter account, but no information was given on the cause of death.
The tweet read: "Today we mourn passing of Acer Nethercott. Keen, eager & spirited like his name. Great member of @GBRowingTeam. Thoughts are with family."
A tweet from Molesey Boat Club, where Nethercott was a member, read: "All very sad at Molesey BC this morning, with the tragic news that Acer Nethercott has passed away. RIP Acer, you'll be sorely missed."
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