Nick Green
Nick Green at the 2008 Australian Grand Prix Celebrity Challenge
Personal information
NationalityAustralian
Born (1967-10-04) 4 October 1967 (age 54)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Alma materXavier College
OccupationFormer rower
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Australia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Coxless four
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Coxless four
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Tasmania Coxless four
Gold medal – first place 1991 Vienna Coxless four
Gold medal – first place 1998 Cologne Coxed four
Gold medal – first place 1998 Cologne Coxed pair
Updated on 21 September 2014.

Nicholas David Green OAM (born 4 October 1967) is an Australian former rower, a dual Olympic gold medallist and four time World Champion. From 1990 to 1998 he was a member of Australia's prominent world class crew – the coxless four known as the Oarsome Foursome. Now a sports administrator, since 2014 he has been Chief Executive of Cycling Australia.

Rowing career

Educated at Xavier College in Kew, Melbourne and at Melbourne High School, Green competed in two Olympic Games — 1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympics, winning gold medals at each in the "Oarsome Foursome".

Accolades

He was one of the eight flag-bearers of the Olympic Flag at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 1993 for services to rowing and the Australian Sports Medal in 2000. In 2010 Green was inducted as a member of the Rowing Victoria Hall of Fame.

Sports administrator

In 2008 Nick was appointed as director of game and industry development for Golf Australia.[1]

He was appointed the Chef de mission for the Australian team at the 2012 Olympic Games.[2]

In September 2014 he was appointed as Chief Executive of Cycling Australia.

Achievements

Olympic Games

World Championships

Nick Green (bow) in the 1990 foursome
Nick Green (bow) in the 1990 foursome

References

  1. ^ "Men missing in action as golf hits hard times". The Age. 6 April 2008. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Olympic team boss set for shock and oar". The Age. 17 June 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012.