1:20pm Thursday 15th August 2013
OLYMPIC gold medallist Alex Gregory is set to launch his bid for world glory later this month after being named in the Great Britain squad.
The former Evesham club rower from Wormington, 29, who triumphed in the men’s four at London 2012, is part of the men’s eight competing in Chungju, South Korea, from Sunday, August 25, to Sunday, September 1.
He will be joined by fellow Olympic gold medallists Pete Reed and Andrew Triggs- Hodge as they look to improve on their fourth place at last month’s World Cup meeting in Switzerland.
Tewkesbury’s Zac Purchase, who won silver in London in the men’s lightweight double sculls, is not included.
The 27-year-old is currently taking a break from the sport before deciding whether to resume competing ahead of Rio 2016.
Chipping Campden rower Matt Gotrel is on the pair and sweep reserve list.
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