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Treen Morris

Full name: Treen Carson Morris
Nickname(s): Curly
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: January 3, 1944
Affiliations: The National Yacht Club, Dún Laoghaire (IRL)
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Sailing

Biography

Born in 1944, Treen “Curly Morris” has had a long and distinguished association with sailing as both a competitor and administrator. A former pupil of Larne Grammar School, he began sailing at the age of 13 and built his first boat in 1959, “The Sharpey.” As a top athlete he represented Ireland in no fewer than 23 World, European and other major international championships. His successes include Helmsman’s Championship of Ireland in 1967 and the Irish Finn Championship in 1969 and 1975.

As well as competing and coaching, Morris was heavily involved in administration as a sailing secretary at East Antrim Boat Club, nationally during the formation of the Olympic Committee of the Irish Yachting Association, and internationally as a member of the technical committee of the International Optimist Dinghy Association and member of the IODA Executive Committee. In 2004 the RYA President, HRH The Princess Royal, presented the RYA Awards to Morris, recognizing his invaluable and outstanding contributions to the world of boating. He is also an expert as a hematology consultant and received an OBE in 2008 for services to medicine.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 28 München Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat Ireland IRL 16

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1972 Summer 28 München Sailing Ireland IRL Final Standings 1972-08-29 89.0 117.0
1972 Summer 28 München Sailing Ireland IRL Race Three 1972-08-31 28.0 2-47:13
1972 Summer 28 München Sailing Ireland IRL Race Four 1972-09-01 13.0 2-10:15
1972 Summer 28 München Sailing Ireland IRL Race Five 1972-09-04 15.0 2-26:02
1972 Summer 28 München Sailing Ireland IRL Race Six 1972-09-08 25.0 2-43:39
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