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Tom Darling

Full name: Thomas Ward "Tom" Darling
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: May 4, 1958
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Tom Darling graduated from Syracuse University in 1981, and later earned a masters’ degree from Boston University. He was on the US national team from 1981-88, competing at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, winning silver in the eights in 1984, and at the 1979, 1981, and 1983 World Championships, in various boats. Darling continued to compete as a master, winning the 2013 World Indoor Rowing Championship in his 50-54 age group. Darling also served as a grinder for the Stars and Stripes, the winner of the 1987 America’s Cup.

Darling worked in the financial services industry, later serving as manager of Agawam Trust & Management. He also is on the board of his family’s philanthropic foundation, the Tamarack Foundation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 2 Silver
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 5

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:18.47
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:15.30
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:08.36

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Final Round 5:41.74
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 5:51.95
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