Thomas Anderson (sailor)
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Thomas Anderson (24 July 1939 – 28 July 2010) was an Australian sailor and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, where he received a gold medal in the dragon class, together with crew members John Cuneo and John Shaw. He is the twin brother of John Anderson.
On 8 February 2000, Anderson was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his gold medal winning performance at 1972 Summer Olympics. In 2009 Anderson was inducted into the Queensland Sport Hall of Fame.
- "1972 Summer Olympics – München, Germany – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 18 April 2008)
- "Thomas Anderson". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Mr Tom Anderson". Queensland Sport Hall of Fame. qsport.org.au. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
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