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David Lindsay

Full name: David Powell Lindsay
Gender: Male
Born: November 12, 1906 in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Died: December 12, 1943 in Orsogna, Chieti, Italy
Country: NZL New Zealand
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Dave Lindsay won the national titles for the 440 yards and 880 yards freestyle each on five occasions between 1927 and 1934. A lieutenant in the 2nd New Zealand Division in World War II, he was killed in the battle for Orsogna in southern Italy. He and seven other members of his platoon were victims of a shell from an Allied 25-pounder that fired short.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle New Zealand NZL 3 h6 r1/3
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle New Zealand NZL 4 h2 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Swimming New Zealand Round One Heat Six 3 5:38.6

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Swimming New Zealand Round One Heat Two 4