David Calder (rower)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people with the same name, see David Calder.
David Calder
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Canada
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Coxless pair
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Milan Eight
Rowing the final (in red/white) of the men's coxless pair at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

David Calder or Dave Calder (born May 21, 1978) is a Canadian rower. He was born in Victoria, British Columbia. He graduated from Brentwood College School (Mill Bay, British Columbia) in 1996.

He has competed at four Olympics, 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012. Competing at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China he won the silver medal in the rowing event Men's coxless pair along with Scott Frandsen. They were the first Canadians to win a medal at the 2008 Olympics, when they won silver.[1]

He holds the British Columbia 2000 metre ergometer record at the Junior A (Under-19) level with a time of 5:59.9, a time set in 1996 while a student at Brentwood College[2]


External links[edit]

  • [1] Official website of David Calder
  • [2] David Calder on YouTube
  • Profile at Rowing Canada