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Brian Vear

Full name: Brian John Vear
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: November 16, 1937 in [unknown], Victoria, Australia
Died: February 18, 2008
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Rowing

Biography

A member of the Australian rowing team in both the 1960 and 1964 Olympics, Vear rowed for Victoria when they won the Interstate Men’s Eight Championship in both 1963 and 1964.

He was a member of the Banks Rowing Club for over fifty years, serving as club president between 1999 and 2006 and was chairman of the organizing committee for the Australian national championships on three occasions.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Australia AUS 4 h1 r2/3
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Australia AUS 8

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Australia AUS Round One Repêchage Heat One 6:45.25
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 6:49.83

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Rowing Australia AUS B Final 6:02.21
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Rowing Australia AUS Round One Repêchage Heat Three 6:06.24
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Rowing Australia AUS Round One Heat One 6:06.94