Doug Hamilton (rower)
|Birth name||Douglas Hamilton|
August 19, 1958 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||186 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
|Relatives||Dougie Hamilton (son)
Freddie Hamilton (son)
Douglas "Doug" Hamilton (born August 19, 1958) is a Canadian rower.
Hamilton was born in 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Educated at the University of Toronto Schools, he won a bronze medal in the men's quadruple sculls category at the 1984 Summer Olympics. He won a gold medal at the 1985 World Rowing Championships in men's quadruple sculls, and a bronze medal in the same event at the 1986 World Rowing Championships. He finished ninth in the same category at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
He married Lynn Polson (member of Team Canada women's basketball at the 1984 Summer Olympics, placing 4th), and they are parents to NHL hockey players Dougie Hamilton and Freddie Hamilton, both of the Calgary Flames.
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