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Henry Bucknall

Full name: Henry Cresswell Bucknall
Gender: Male
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 4, 1885 in Lisboa, Grande Lisboa, Portugal
Died: January 1, 1962 in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Great Britain
Affiliations: New College, Oxford (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Henry Bucknall was stroke of the Eton boat before going up to Merton College, Oxford where, in 1905 and 1906 he stroked the Oxford eight. In 1907, when President of the Oxford University Boat Club, he elected to row at number two but then reverted to stroke in the Leander crew which won the eights at the 1908 Olympics. On leaving Oxford, Bucknall joined a ship building firm in Newcastle-on-Tyne.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 22 London Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Leander Club-1 GBR 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1908 Summer 22 London Rowing Leander Club GBR Final Round 7:52.0
1908 Summer 22 London Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 8:12.0
1908 Summer 22 London Rowing Leander Club-1 GBR Round One Heat Two 8:10.0
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