David Maxwell (rower)

David Lindsay Maxwell (born 8 April 1951) is a British rower who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

David Maxwell
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Eight
World Rowing Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Lucerne Eight

In 1968 he rowed in the Eton College eight that won the silver medal in the FISA World Youth Championships in Amsterdam.[1]

In 1969 he rowed in the Eton College coxless four that won the Visitors' Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta and then won the silver medal in the FISA World Youth Championships in Naples[2]

He rowed in the winning Cambridge Boat Race crews in both 1971 and 1972.[3]

In 1972 at the Summer Olympics in Munich, he partnered Mike Hart to finish eighth in the coxed pair event.[4]

In 1974 he was a member of the British eight which won the silver medal at the Lucerne World Championships.

In 1976 at the Summer Olympics in Montreal he won the silver medal in the eight event.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The VIII at Henley and Amsterdam" (pdf). Eton College Chronicle. 3515: 6293. 20 September 1968. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Henley and Naples" (pdf). Eton College Chronicle. 3546: 6472. 12 September 1969. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  3. ^ "The Boat Race" (pdf). Rowing and Regatta. British Rowing. April 2009. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "David Maxwell". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 20 January 2015.

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