Isaac Thomas Thornycroft

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Olympic medal record
Men's Water motorsports
Gold medal – first place 1908 London Class B
Gold medal – first place 1908 London Class C

Isaac Thomas "Tom" Thornycroft (22 November 1881 – 6 June 1955) was an English motorboat racer who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics representing Great Britain.

He won two gold medals in the only motor boat competitions included in the Olympics as helmsman of the Gyrinus II, which was designed by his father Sir John Isaac Thornycroft.

He became a yacht designer and helmsman of J Class racing yachts.

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