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Denis Sugrue

Full name: Denis Lambert Sugrue
Gender: Male
Born: March 11, 1927 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Died: July 23, 2014 in Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain
Affiliations: UCD, Dublin (IRL)
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Rowing


Denis Sugrue attended Blackrock College in Dublin and then was a Kitchener scholar at University College in Dublin, matriculating there in 1945. After his Olympic experience he resumed his medical training and served as a registrar in otolaryngology at Royal Free Hospital in London from 1953-54, then was a senior registrar in the Plastic and Jaw Unit at Basingstone, England in 1954-57. He served as a consultant to The Children's Hospital in Dublin from 1957-67. Dr. Sugrue then returned to training in a different specialty, serving as registrar in venereology at St. Thomas Hospital in London from 1969-70, followed by senior registrarship in the same field at Wessex Regional Hospital in Southampton from 1970-72. He then became consultant at Northern & Mid-Staffordshire beginning in1972, specializing in sexually transmitted diseases, and he began as a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Birmingham in 1982. He was the author of the book Sexual Infections, which came out in 1985, and was a member of the Medical Society for the Study of Venereal Disease.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Ireland IRL 2 h3 r2/4

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1948 Summer 21 London Rowing Ireland IRL Round One Repêchage Heat Three 6:32.5
1948 Summer 21 London Rowing Ireland IRL Round One Heat Three 6:30.6
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