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Alister Kirby

Full name: Alister Graham Kirby
Gender: Male
Born: April 14, 1886 in Brompton, Kensington, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: March 29, 1917 in [unknown], Unknown, France
Affiliations: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Alister Kirby went up to Magdalen College, Oxford from Eton and although he was in the Oxford Boat for four years (1906-09) it was not until his last year 1909, when he was President that Oxford avenged three successive defeats by Cambridge. Kirby was captain of the Leander eight that won the gold medals at the 1912 Olympics. On the outbreak of war he was commissioned into the Rifle Brigade and later died of a war illness.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 26 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 26 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Final 6:15.7
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:16.2
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Quarter-Finals Heat Three 6:10.2
1912 Summer 26 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Round One Heat Five 6:22.2