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Tim Willoughby

Full name: Timothy John "Tim" Willoughby
Gender: Male
Height: 6-6.5 (200 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
Born: June 24, 1954 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died: January 9, 2008 in Pacific Ocean, Unknown, Unknown
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Tim Willoughby learned to row while at St. Peter’s School in Adelaide, where he was boat captain. He later moved onto the National Team and trained at the Australian Institute of Sport. After the 1984 Olympics, Willoughby joined the crew for the Australian defense of the America’s Cup, which was held in Perth in 1987, but his yacht Kookaburra, lost the Cup to the United States’ boat, Stars & Stripes. Willoughby settled in Perth after the America’s Cup and made his career as a banker, eventually with Goldman Sachs JB, where he became a senior advisor. He was also a popular rowing coach in Perth and was Western Australia’s representative on the Australian Olympic Committee. He died from a heart attack aboard plane while flying back from the United States after a ski vacation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Australia AUS 5
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Australia AUS 3 Bronze

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Rowing Australia AUS Final Round A Final 5:56.74
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Rowing Australia AUS Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:45.04
1980 Summer 26 Moskva Rowing Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 6:05.12
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing Australia AUS Final Round 5:43.40
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 5:56.61
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