David Simmons
Personal information
Birth nameDavid Gerard Simmons
NationalityNew Zealand
Born (1955-10-06) 6 October 1955 (age 66)[1]
Christchurch, New Zealand
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight50 kg (110 lb)[1]
Medal record

David Gerard Simmons (born 6 October 1955) is a New Zealand rowing cox.

Simmons was born in 1955 in Christchurch, New Zealand.[1][2] He was the cox for the eight in the 1975 World Rowing Championships in Nottingham, Great Britain, and won a bronze medal.[3] He represented New Zealand at the 1976 Summer Olympics. He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 375 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d "David Simmons". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "David Simmons". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "(M8+) Men's Eight - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  4. ^ "David Simmons". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 September 2016.[permanent dead link]