RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: David Florence of Great Britain and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain on their way to cross the finish line during the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Whitewater Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: David Florence of Great Britain and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain on their way to cross the finish line during the Men's Canoe Double (C2) Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympics at Whitewater Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tim Baillie of Great Britain and his team mate Etienne Stott compete in the mens`s Canoe Double (C2) semi finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Tim Baillie of Great Britain and his team mate Etienne Stott compete in the mens`s Canoe Double (C2) semi finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

Louisa Sawers, Angela Hannah, Rachel Cawthorn and Jess Walker of Great Britain compete in the women's kayak four 500m Sprint semi-final

In pictures: London 2012 on Day 10

Louisa Sawers, Angela Hannah, Rachel Cawthorn and Jess Walker of Great Britain compete in the women's kayak four 500m Sprint semi-final

David Florence (R) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow reacts after competing in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

David Florence (R) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow reacts after competing in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain pose with their gold medals during the Victory Ceremony after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain pose with their gold medals during the Victory Ceremony after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

Three Great Britain rowing teams through to Rio 2016 finals

Three Great Britain rowing teams through to Rio 2016 finals

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain win gold in the men's canoe double on day 6. Britain also claimed silver - London 2012 Olympics

Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott of Great Britain win gold in the men's canoe double on day 6. Britain also claimed silver - London 2012 Olympics

(L-R) Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie of Great Britain pose with their gold medals alongside silver medalists Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

(L-R) Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie of Great Britain pose with their gold medals alongside silver medalists Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre

London 2012 Olympics - David Florence : Great Britain & N. Ireland, Canoe Slalom

London 2012 Olympics - David Florence : Great Britain & N. Ireland, Canoe Slalom

The teams of Great Britain and Belarus compete in the Women's Kayak Four (K4) 500m Sprint final during the Canoe Sprint on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney

The teams of Great Britain and Belarus compete in the Women's Kayak Four (K4) 500m Sprint final during the Canoe Sprint on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney

Team GB's Etienne Stott can barely contain his joy after winning gold in the men's canoe double with partner Tim Baillie. Great Britain took gold and silver after Richard Hounslow and David Florence finished second.

Team GB's Etienne Stott can barely contain his joy after winning gold in the men's canoe double with partner Tim Baillie. Great Britain took gold and silver after Richard Hounslow and David Florence finished second.

David Florence (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens's Canoe Double.#Olympics Olympics

David Florence (L) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow compete in the mens's Canoe Double.#Olympics Olympics

David Florence (right) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow react after competing in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. Florence and Hounslow won the silver in the event, as fellow Brits Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott took the gold.    Credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Olympics: The thrill and the agony

David Florence (right) of Great Britain and his team mate Richard Hounslow react after competing in the Mens`s Canoe Double (C2) finale on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre on August 2, 2012 in London, England. Florence and Hounslow won the silver in the event, as fellow Brits Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott took the gold. Credit: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Great Britain defeats 3 time defending gold medalists to go 1, 2 in white water canoeing. The team and their coaches dove into the water to celebrate

Team GB's Olympic medal celebrations - in pictures

Great Britain defeats 3 time defending gold medalists to go 1, 2 in white water canoeing. The team and their coaches dove into the water to celebrate

David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain win silver at Rio 2016 for…

David Florence and Richard Hounslow claim Rio 2016 silver in canoe slalom

David Florence and Richard Hounslow of Great Britain win silver at Rio 2016 for…

(L-R) Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie of Great Britain pose with their gold medals alongside silver medalists Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain during the medal ceremony after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

(L-R) Etienne Stott and Tim Baillie of Great Britain pose with their gold medals alongside silver medalists Richard Hounslow and David Florence of Great Britain during the medal ceremony after the men's Canoe Double (C2) Slalom final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lee Valley White Water Centre.

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