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Thomas McMeekin

Full name: Thomas Doodputlee McMeekin
Gender: Male
Born: December 31, 1866 in Cachar, Assam, India
Died: October 24, 1946 in Chichester, West Sussex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Royal Burnham Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch (GBR) / Royal Corinthian Yacht Club , Burnham-on-Crouch (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Tom McMeekin was the owner of Dormy which won the 6-metre class at the 1908 Olympic Games. He nominated the designer of the boat, Gilbert Laws, as helmsman and chose to act as crew together with Charles Crichton. McMeekin did much of his sailing from the Itchenor Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 41 London Sailing Mixed 6 metres Dormy-1 GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date W PTS T
1908 Summer 41 London Sailing Dormy-1 GBR Final Standings 1908-07-27 2 7
1908 Summer 41 London Sailing Dormy-1 GBR Race One 1908-07-27 3-52:14
1908 Summer 41 London Sailing Dormy-1 GBR Race Two 1908-07-28 4-17:23
1908 Summer 41 London Sailing Dormy-1 GBR Race Three 1908-07-29 4-19:33
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