Andrew Cooper

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Andrew Cooper
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing Australia Australia
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Coxless four
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Nottingham Eight
Gold medal – first place 1991 Vienna Coxless four

Andrew Dollman Cooper, OAM[1] (born 23 December 1964) is a former Australian Olympic rowing gold medallist and World champion. He competed in two Olympic Games—1988 Summer Olympics and 1992 Summer Olympics—and was a member of the "Oarsome Foursome" in 1991 and 1992.

In 1999 he was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.[2] In 2010 Cooper was inducted as a member of the Rowing Victoria Hall of Fame.

Achievements[edit]

In 1986 the Australian Eight team, including Andrew Cooper, won Gold in the World Championships.[3] However, in 1988 at the Seoul Olympics, the team could only manage fifth. Cooper's team-mates on that occasion were James Galloway, Hamish McLachlan, Mike McKay, Mark Doyle, James Tomkins, Ion Popa, Steve Evans, and Dale Caterson (cox).

In 1991 Cooper was part of the Australian coxless four that won Gold at the World Championships, along with Nick Green, Mike McKay, and James Tomkins. The same line-up repeated this achievement the following year at the Barcelona Olympics.

In the 1995 World Championships, the World and Olympic Champion team finished fifth.

Films[edit]

List of live-action appearances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source
2015 Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle Himself - TV host

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cooper, Andrew Dollman". It's an Honour. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Hall of Fame
  3. ^ "(M8+) Men's Eight - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 7 December 2016.