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Leslie Wormald

Full name: Leslie Graham Wormald
Gender: Male
Born: August 19, 1890 in Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, Great Britain
Died: July 10, 1965 in Knightsbridge, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Leander Club, Henley-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Although he only rowed in the second eight at Eton, Leslie Wormwald showed considerable improvement when he went up Magdalen College, Oxford. In 1910 he was in the Magdalen boat which finished the Head of the River and won the Grand at Henley. The following year Magdalen won the Grand for a second time and in 1913, Wormwald was in the winning Oxford crew in the Boat Race. Wormwald won a Military Cross while serving in France in 1918 and died at the Hyde Park Hotel, London while visiting England from his retirement home in Spain.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Leander Club-1 GBR 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Final 6:15.7
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:16.2
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Quarter-Finals Heat Three 6:10.2
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Round One Heat Five 6:22.2