Colin Cusack
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Medal record

Colin Cusack is a retired British lightweight rower.

Rowing career

Cusack won the coxed pairs with Carl Purchase and the coxless pairs with Tony Richardson, rowing for the Wallingford Rowing Club, at the 1974 National Rowing Championships.[1] He was part of the lightweight eight that secured a silver medal at the 1976 World Rowing Championships in Villach, Austria.[2]

He won a gold medal at the 1977 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam with the lightweight men's eight.[3][4] In 1978 he was part of the lightweight coxless four that finished 5th in the A final at the 1978 FISA Lightweight Championships in Copenhagen.[5]

Cusack continued to row in veteran events, earning 15 gold medals with rowing partner Sean Morris and in combination with others at the 2013 World Masters Regatta in Italy.[6]


  1. ^ "Railton, Jim. "Hart could cause upset if he starts in singles sculls." Times, 19 July 1974, p. 9". Times Digital Archives.
  2. ^ Railton, Jim (12 August 1976). "Shock therapy for lightweight eight". The Times. p. 6 – via Times Digital Archives.
  3. ^ Railton, Jim (29 August 1977). "Rowing". The Times. p. 11 – via Times Digital Archives.
  4. ^ "Colin Cusack". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  5. ^ Railton, Jim (7 August 1978). "Rowing". The Times. p. 6 – via Times Digital Archives.
  6. ^ "ROWING: Morris & Cusack shine in World masters" Oxford Mail (September 13, 2013). Retrieved 27 October 2019.