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Leonard Martin

Full name: Leonard Jack Martin
Gender: Male
Born: November 24, 1901 in Wandsworth, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: 1968 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Like his fellow Olympic gold medalists, Christopher Boardman and Miles Bellville, Leonard Martin was a member of Tommy Sopwith’s crew when the Endeavor challenged for the America’s Cup in 1934. Martin served in the RNR from 1917 to 1919 and after the war he entered the family business as a wholesale tobacconist. He was a member of the Royal Burnham Yacht Club and the Royal Ocean Racing Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Mixed 6 metres Lalage GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Final Standings 1936-08-04 67
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race One 1936-08-04 10 2-00:30
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Two 1936-08-04 11 2-03:35
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Three 1936-08-04 8 1-59:58
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Four 1936-08-04 9 3-13:24
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Five 1936-08-04 11 2-30:02
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Six 1936-08-04 7 2-37:08
1936 Summer 34 Berlin Sailing Lalage GBR Race Seven 1936-08-04 11 2-09:09
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