Nick Green (rower)

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Nick Green
Nick Green.jpg
Nick Green at the 2008 Australian Grand Prix Celebrity Challenge
Personal information
Nationality Australian
Born (1967-10-04) 4 October 1967 (age 47)
Melbourne, Victoria
Occupation Former rower
Updated on 21 September 2014.

Nicholas "Nick" David Green OAM (born 4 October 1967 in Melbourne, Victoria) is a former Australian Olympic & World Champion rower. He was educated at Xavier College in Kew, Melbourne and at Melbourne High School.

Sporting career & accolades[edit]

Green competed in two Olympic Games — 1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympics, winning Gold medals at each in the "Oarsome Foursome".

He was one of the eight flag-bearers of the Olympic Flag at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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 administration career[edit]

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[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

World Championships[edit]

  • 1998 - Gold, Coxed Four (with James Tomkins, Mike Mckay, Drew Ginn and Brett Hayman (cox))
  • 1998 - Gold, Coxed Pair (with James Tomkins and Brett Hayman (cox))
  • 1995 - 5th, Coxless Four (with James Tomkins, Drew Ginn, Mike McKay)
  • 1991 - Gold, Coxless Four (with James Tomkins, Sam Patten, Mike McKay)
  • 1990 - Gold, Coxless Four (with James Tomkins, Sam Patten, Mike McKay)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  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.