Neil Gibson
Personal information
Birth nameNeil Gibson
NationalityNew Zealand
Born25 March 1962
Blenheim, New Zealand
Died2 January 1999(1999-01-02) (aged 36)
Height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight88 kg (194 lb)[1]
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 1986 Edinburgh Coxless four
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Edinburgh Eight

Nigel Gibson (25 March 1962 – 2 January 1999), commonly known as Neil Gibson, was a New Zealand rower.

Gibson was born in 1962 in Blenheim, New Zealand.[1][2] In 1986 he won a silver medal in the coxless four at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh in a boat with Shane O'Brien, Andrew Stevenson, and Don Symon. He also won a bronze medal with the men's eight.[3]

He represented New Zealand at the 1988 Summer Olympics in the coxless four in a team with Campbell Clayton-Greene, Bill Coventry, and Geoff Cotter, where they came seventh.[4] He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 552 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[5]

He died in 1999 in Christchurch of cancer.[2][6]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Neil Gibson". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Neil Gibson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Edinburgh 1986 Commonwealth Games". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  4. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Rowing at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Men's Coxless Fours Final Round". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Neil Gibson". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  6. ^ see talk page