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Edgar Burgess

Full name: Edgar Richard Burgess
Gender: Male
Born: September 23, 1891 in Kensington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: April 23, 1952 in Tangier, Tangier-Tétouan, Morocco
Affiliations: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Edgar Burgess was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford and rowed at bow in the 1912 Olympic eight. He was the only man in the crew who had not already won a blue but the following year stroked Oxford to victory in his only appearance at the Boat Race. Burgess was a member of the Inner Temple and spent many years with the Sudan Political Service. On retirement, he stayed on in Africa where he died, at his home in Tangier.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Leander Club-1 GBR 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Final 6:15.7
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:16.2
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Quarter-Finals Heat Three 6:10.2
1912 Summer 20 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Round One Heat Five 6:22.2
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