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Andrew Lindsay

Full name: Andrew James Ronald Lindsay
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: March 25, 1977 in Portree, Isle of Skye, Highland, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Nephew of Alexander Lindsay.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

The only Olympic champion to hail from the Isle of Skye, Andrew Lindsay followed his uncle Alexander as an Olympic rower. He followed the archetypal British route to international rowing as he was both a pupil at Eton School and a student at Oxford University. Whilst at Oxford he rowed in three Oxford-Cambridge boat races and was President of the University’s boat club. His stay at the top level was very brief as he spent only three years in the national set-up and rowed in only a single world championship and the 2000 Olympic Games. After he had helped Great Britain win their first gold medal in the eight since the long ago Stockholm Olympics of 1912, Lindsay walked away from the sport to pursue a career in business. He has been CEO of Telecom Plus PLC, a business that won a “Company of the Year” award from the Financial Times newspaper.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Final Round A Final 5:33.08
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Repêchage Heat Two 5:38.59
2000 Summer 23 Sydney Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 5:34.47
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