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Grey McLeish

Full name: Wallace Angus Grey McLeish
Gender: Male
Born: April 27, 1915
Died: 1957 in Toul, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
Affiliations: Leander Boat Club, Hamilton (CAN) / McMaster Marauders, Hamilton (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Grey McLeish was a student at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario when he was selected to help represent Canada at the 1936 Summer Olympics as a member of the men’s coxed eights rowing team. The squad finished third in its heat and made it to the semi-finals, where they placed second in their heat and did not qualify for the finals, despite having the second-best time overall in the round. McLeish graduated from McMaster in 1937 and went on to have a career as a teacher prior to his death in 1957 in Toul, France.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Canada CAN 2 h3 r2/3

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Canada CAN Semi-Finals Heat Three 6:33.8
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Canada CAN Round One Heat Two 6:14.3