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Desmond Kingsford

Full name: Desmond Glover Kingsford
Gender: Male
Born: July 24, 1914 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 10, 1944 in [unknown], Calvados, France
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Annesley Kingsford.

Biography

Desmond Kingsford had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games Eights. In the British Empire Games he competed for England.

A Commander in the Irish Guards he was killed when a shell exploded as he slept in his trench. He was posthumously awarded the Military Cross.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 4

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Rowing Great Britain GBR Final 6:30.1
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Rowing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat Three 6:29.3
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 6:02.1
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