Doug Hamilton (rower)

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Doug Hamilton
Personal information
Birth name Douglas Hamilton
Born (1958-08-19) August 19, 1958 (age 58)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)[1]
Spouse(s) Lynn Polson
Relatives Dougie Hamilton (son)
Freddie Hamilton (son)
Sport
Sport Rowing

Douglas "Doug" Hamilton (born August 19, 1958) is a Canadian rower.

Hamilton was born in 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] Educated at the University of Toronto Schools, he won a bronze medal in the men's quadruple sculls category at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[1] He won a gold medal at the 1985 World Rowing Championships in men's quadruple sculls,[2] and a bronze medal in the same event at the 1986 World Rowing Championships.[3] He finished ninth in the same category at the 1988 Summer Olympics.[1]

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Doug Hamilton". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "(M4x) Men's Quadruple Sculls - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "(M4x) Men's Quadruple Sculls - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 7 December 2016.