Full name: Robert Henry Schofield Coleman
Born: June 9, 1883 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Died: January 1, 1960 in Brentwood, Essex, Great Britain
Affiliations: Royal Burnham Yacht Club, Burnham-on-Crouch (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Dorothy Wright.
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
The 7-metre class was only on the Olympic yachting program in 1908 and 1920 and Great Britain won the event on both occasions. Robert Coleman was a crew member in 1920 aboard [Cyril Wright]âs entry, Ancora, from the Royal Burnham Yacht Club. Born in Australia, he came to Europe to fight in France during World War I. He was married to Connie Machin, a sister of [Dorothy Wright], who was born Dorothy Machin.
|1920 Summer||36||Antwerpen||Sailing||Mixed 7 metres||Ancora||GBR||1||Gold|
|1920 Summer||36||Antwerpen||Sailing||Ancora||GBR||Final Standings||1920-07-07||4|
|1920 Summer||36||Antwerpen||Sailing||Ancora||GBR||Race One||1920-07-07||1-21:54|
|1920 Summer||36||Antwerpen||Sailing||Ancora||GBR||Race Two||1920-07-08||1-21:20|
|1920 Summer||36||Antwerpen||Sailing||Ancora||GBR||Race Three||1920-07-09||1-05:53|