David Wight (rower)

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David H. Wight
Personal information
Full name David Henry Wight
Nationality American
Born July 28, 1934 (1934-07-28)
London, Great Britain
Died November 9, 2017(2017-11-09) (aged 83)

David Henry "Dave" Wight (born July 28, 1934 in London, and died November 9, 2017), was an American competition rower and Olympic champion.[1]

He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, where he received a gold medal in eights with the American team.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Dave Wight". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing" Archived 2007-12-08 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on May 15, 2008)