Humphrey Boardman

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Humphrey Boardman
Medal record
Men’s Rowing
Representing  England
British Empire Games
Gold medal – first place 1930 Hamilton Coxed fours
Gold medal – first place 1930 Hamilton Eights

Humphrey Colman Boardman (July 26, 1904 – June 1998) was an English rower who competed for Great Britain at the 1928 Summer Olympics at Amsterdam.

He was born in Norwich. He was the younger brother of Christopher Boardman who won gold in the Sailing at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Their father, Edward Thomas Boardman, was a Norwich architect, as was, their grandfather Edward Boardman. Their mother, Florence, was the daughter of Sir Jeremiah Colman, 1st Baronet owner of Colman's Mustard.

In the 1928 Summer Olympics he and his partner Denis Guye participated in the double sculls event. They qualified for the second round repêchage but did not start in this race.[1]

At the 1930 Empire Games he was a member of the English boat which won the gold medal in the coxed fours competition as well as in the eights contest.[2]

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