Mark Brownlee
Personal information
Born (1942-11-26) 26 November 1942 (age 79)[1]
Christchurch, New Zealand
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight89 kg (196 lb)[1]
RelativesGerry Brownlee (nephew)
Scott Brownlee (son)
CountryNew Zealand

Mark Brownlee (born 26 November 1942) is a New Zealand rower.

Brownlee was born in 1942 in Christchurch, New Zealand.[1] Like all his brothers, he received his secondary education at St Bede's College.[2] His son is Scott Brownlee, who is also an Olympic rower,[3] and his nephew is Gerry Brownlee, a cabinet minister of the fifth National Government of New Zealand.[4]

He represented New Zealand at the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics as a member of the coxed eight.[3] He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 161 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[5] Brownlee works as a real estate agent at the Papanui office of Harcourts International.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d "Marcus Brownlee". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  2. ^ Wright, Michael (27 February 2016). "Gerry Brownlee, the making of the man in charge". Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b Profile,, 21 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Could a water theme revitalise the east?". The Press. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Mark Brownlee profile". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 21 September 2016.