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Ben Hunt-Davis

Full name: Benjamin "Ben" Hunt-Davis
Gender: Male
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: March 15, 1972 in Tidworth, Wiltshire, Great Britain
Affiliations: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames (GBR) / Shiplake Vikings RC, Henley-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Ben Hunt-Davis learnt to row at Shiplake College, a private school based on the banks of the River Thames. He was a regular member of the British eight throughout the 90s though it was not 1999 that he won his first World Championship medal, rowing as one of the bow pair alongside Andrew Lindsay at the Sydney Olympics, he helped the British eight take their first victory in the event since 1912. This was the final international race of his career and since then he has mixed administrative work with the Amateur Rowing Association with a career as a motivational speaker. He served on the organizing committee of the 2006 World Rowing Championship and is an official ambassador for the 2012 Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 6
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 8
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Rowing Great Britain GBR Final 5:39.92
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Rowing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 5:39.79
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 5:36.01
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Rowing Great Britain GBR B Final 5:40.23
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:33.22
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 5:49.37
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Final 5:33.08
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Repêchage Heat Two 5:38.59
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 5:34.47