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Gayle Thompson

Full name: Gayle Robert Thompson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: December 12, 1938 in Ogden, Utah, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Gayle Thompson attended the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, graduating in 1961. In 1960 the Naval Academy eight won the title at the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen (NAAO) meet, which doubled as the Olympic Trials. The Midshipmen eight placed fifth at the 1960 Olympics, breaking the US streak of winning the rowing eights, which extended from 1920-56.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 5

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:08.06
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Three 6:31.77
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:07.69
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