Katie Greves, Melanie Wilson, Frances Houghton, Polly Swann, Jessica Eddie, Olivia Carnegie-Brown, Karen Bennett, Zoe Lee and Zoe de Toledo, of Britain, celebrate after receiving their silver medals in the women’s rowing eights final. Photo: AP

Great Britain’s Melanie Wilson thanks Hong Kong friends for their support in her Rio silver medal success

The 32-year-old Wilson is part of the crew that finishes second to the powerful United States and becomes the first women’s eights from Britain to win an Olympic medal

Topic |   Rio Olympics 2016

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Katie Greves, Melanie Wilson, Frances Houghton, Polly Swann, Jessica Eddie, Olivia Carnegie-Brown, Karen Bennett, Zoe Lee and Zoe de Toledo, of Britain, celebrate after receiving their silver medals in the women’s rowing eights final. Photo: AP
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