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Richard Lucas

Full name: Richard Saville Clement Lucas
Gender: Male
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: July 27, 1896 in Marylebone, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: May 29, 1968 in Gosport, Hampshire, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


In World War I, Richard Lucas served as a 2nd lieutenant in 1915 in the Royal Artillery. When he studied at Oxford, he won the silver medal with the Leander eights at the 1920 Olympics, coming within half-a-length of winning. In 1921, Lucas rowed for Oxford when they lost the Boat Race. Five times, he won the Grand Challenge Cup at Henley and twice (1920, 1922) the Silver Goblets & Nickalls’ Challenge Cup together with [Guy O. Nickalls]. With his wife, Lucas later recovered abandoned boats, one of which was a yacht which they eventually used as a houseboat. Lucas died of a heart attack on his dinghy during a sailing trip.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Great Britain GBR 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Rowing Great Britain GBR Final Round 6:05.8
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Rowing Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 6:26.4
1920 Summer 23 Antwerpen Rowing Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 6:19.0
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