Tony O'Connor (rower)

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Tony O'Connor is a former international rower from Ireland.

A member of the Shannon and Neptune Rowing Clubs, he holds the record for most senior Irish Rowing Championship wins (21). He has won 5 medals at the World Rowing Championships in the Mens Lightweight Pair: Gold in 2001; Silvers in 1996 and 1997: Bronzes in 1994 and 1999. He and partner Neville Maxwell hold the World Best Time for Mens Lightweight Pair, 6.26.61 set at Paris in 1994. He has been twice an Olympian, finishing 4th in the Mens Lightweight Coxless Four in Atlanta 1996, and 11th in the same event at Sydney 2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "From athlete to coach: Tony O'Connor". World Rowing Magazine. Summer 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2012.