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Arthur Wood

Full name: Arthur Nicolas Lindsay Wood
Gender: Male
Born: March 29, 1875 in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, Great Britain
Died: June 1, 1939 in St. Andrews, Fife, Great Britain
Title: 2nd Baronet Wood
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Arthur Wood won his Olympic gold medal in 1908 as a crew member aboard Blair Cochrane’s Hera in the 8-metre class. Wood was educated at Eton and succeeded his father, the first Baronet, in 1920. He served in the Northumberland Artillery and was Sheriff of County Durham in 1933. He died in Scotland while on holiday from his home at Chester-le-Street.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 33 London Sailing Mixed 8 metres Cobweb-1 GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 8 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date W PTS T
1908 Summer 33 London Sailing Cobweb-1 GBR Final Standings 1908-07-27 2 6
1908 Summer 33 London Sailing Cobweb-1 GBR Race One 1908-07-27 4-01:41
1908 Summer 33 London Sailing Cobweb-1 GBR Race Two 1908-07-28 4-35:56
1908 Summer 33 London Sailing Cobweb-1 GBR Race Three 1908-07-29 4-57:46
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