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John Campbell

Full name: John Alan Campbell
Gender: Male
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: April 13, 1899 in Armadale, Victoria, Australia
Died: February 20, 1939 in Drysdale, Victoria, Australia
Affiliations: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Australian-born John Campbell was educated at Melbourne Grammar School and, after moving to the UK, Jesus College, Cambridge. In 1920, he was a member of the victorious Cambridge crew in the Boat Race. With the Leander crew Campbell won a silver medal in the eights at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics. In 1921 he rowed again for Cambridge, winning the Boat Race for a second time and in the same year took the Silver Goblets at Henley together with non-Olympian Humphrey Playford.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Rowing Great Britain GBR Final Round 6:05.8
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Rowing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 6:26.4
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 6:19.0
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