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Robert Aspin

Full name: Robert Bain Aspin
Gender: Male
Born: March 21, 1872 in Anderston, Glasgow City, Great Britain
Died: February 19, 1960
Affiliations: Royal Clyde Yacht Club, ?, Scotland (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

John Aspin, a wealthy varnish manufacturer, was a member of all the leading yacht clubs on the Clyde. In 1908 he joined the crew raised by Thomas Glen-Coats at the Royal Clyde Yacht Club to sail Hera to victory in the 12-metre class at the Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 36 London Sailing Mixed 12 metres Hera-1 GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 12 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date W PTS T
1908 Summer 36 London Sailing Hera-1 GBR Final Standings 1908-08-11 2 6
1908 Summer 36 London Sailing Hera-1 GBR Race One 1908-08-11 3-19:41
1908 Summer 36 London Sailing Hera-1 GBR Race Two 1908-08-12 4-47:40