John Sayre (born April 1, 1936) is an American competition rower and Olympic champion.

John Sayre
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Personal information
BornApril 1, 1936 (1936-04) (age 85)
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Medal record

Born in Tacoma, Washington, Sayre won a gold medal in coxless fours at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1][2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "John Sayre". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on August 13, 2011. Retrieved December 18, 2008.
  2. ^ Jim Daves; Tom Porter; W. Thomas Porter (November 17, 2000). The Glory of Washington: The People and Events That Shaped the Husky Athletic Tradition. Sports Publishing LLC. p. 109. ISBN 978-1-58261-221-8.