Donald Arnold

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Donald Arnold
Medal record
Men’s rowing

Competitor for Canada Canada

Olympic Games
Gold 1956 Melbourne Coxless fours
Silver 1960 Rome Eights
Commonwelth Games
Gold 1958 Cardiff Eights
Silver 1958 Cardiff Coxed Fours

Donald John Arnold (born July 14, 1935 in Kelowna, British Columbia) is a Canadian competition rower and Olympic champion.

He received a gold medal in coxless fours at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, together with Archibald McKinnon, Lorne Loomer and Walter D'Hondt.[1]

At the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Arnold received a gold medal in eights, and a silver medal in coxed fours. He received a silver medal in eights at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, as a member of the Canadian team.[2]

Awards[edit]

Arnold was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 1958. He was inducted into British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1966,[3] and into University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1993, together with the other members of the Olympic gold team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing" (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
  2. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Rowing" (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
  3. ^ "1956 UBC/VRC Coxless Fours (M)"British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
  4. ^ "1956 UBC Four Oared Rowing Crew"University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)