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Julius Thomson

Full name: Julius Alexander Thomson
Gender: Male
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 4, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 26, 1940 in Kenora, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Argonaut Rowing Club, Toronto (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Julius Thomson was a member of the Toronto Argonauts Rowing Club when he was selected to represent Canada in the coxed eights at the 1908 Summer Olympics. There, alongside Gordon Balfour, Becher Gale, Douglas Kertland , Walter Lewis, Charles Riddy, Irvine Robertson, Geoffrey Taylor, and Joe Wright, Sr., he was defeated in the semifinals by the eventual gold medal-winning Leander crew from Great Britain and settled for bronze. Thomson was in the insurance business and, early in his career, worked for the Ontario Accident Insurance Company.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 25 London Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Toronto Argonauts CAN 3T Bronze

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit M T
1908 Summer 25 London Rowing Toronto Argonauts CAN Semi-Finals Heat One at 1 length
1908 Summer 25 London Rowing Toronto Argonauts CAN Round One Heat One 8:06.0
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