Nigel Read
Sport
SportRowing
ClubLondon RC
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Great Britain
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1977 Amsterdam Lwt eight
Gold medal – first place 1978 Copenhagen Lwt eight
Gold medal – first place 1980 Hazewinkel Lwt eight
Silver medal – second place 1976 Villach Lwt eight
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Nottingham Lwt eight

Nigel Read is a retired lightweight rower who competed for Great Britain.

Rowing career

Read was part of the lightweight eight that secured a bronze medal at the 1975 World Rowing Championships.[1] The following year 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] The following year he was part of the lightweight eight that successfully defended their title and won the gold medal at the 1978 FISA Lightweight Championships in Copenhagen.[5]

References

  1. ^ Railton, Jim (1 September 1975). "Rowing". The Times. p. 7 – via Times Digital Archives.
  2. ^ Railton, Jim (12 August 1976). "Shock therapy for lightweight eight". The Times. p. 6 – via Times Digital Archives.
  3. ^ "Nigel Read". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  4. ^ Railton, Jim (29 August 1977). "Rowing". The Times. p. 11 – via Times Digital Archives.
  5. ^ Railton, Jim (7 August 1978). "Rowing". The Times. p. 6 – via Times Digital Archives.