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Mario Gyr (born 2 May 1985) is a Swiss rower. He won gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the men's lightweight four with Lucas Tramèr, Simon Schürch and Simon Niepmann.[1] The same team, coached by New Zealander Ian Wright,[2] also won this event in the 2015 World Championships.[3] He also competed in the men's lightweight coxless four event at the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing fifth.[4]

Mario Gyr
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Gyr and Simon Schürch in 2013
Personal information
NationalitySwiss
Born (1985-05-02) 2 May 1985 (age 34)
Lucerne, Switzerland
ResidenceLucerne
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Sport
CountrySwitzerland
SportRowing
ClubSeeclub-Luzern

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Switzerland edge Denmark to win lightweight four gold". BBC Sport. 11 August 2016.
  2. ^ "New Zealand's Ian Wright guides Switzerland to rowing gold at Rio Olympics". Stuff.co.nz. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  3. ^ "2015 World Rowing Championships - Lightweight Men's Four final". www.worldrowing.com. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Mario Gyr Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2012.