John Smith (South African rower)

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John Smith
Personal information
NationalitySouth African
Born (1990-01-12) 12 January 1990 (age 29)
Germiston, South Africa
Sport
SportRowing

John Smith (born 12 January 1990) is a South African rower. He won a gold medal in the Men's lightweight coxless four event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1][2] In 2014, he won the men's lightweight double sculls with James Thompson at the World Championships, setting a world's best time.[3] The pair also competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1]

He also won the World U-23 men's lightweight pair world championship with Lawrence Brittain in 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "John Smith Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ "John Smith". London 2012. Archived from the original on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012.
  3. ^ "2014 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS -Amsterdam, NED - (LM2x) Lightweight Men's Double Sculls - Final". worldrowing.com. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  4. ^ "2010 UNDER 23 WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS - Brest, BLR - (BM2-) U23 Men's Pair - Final". worldrowing.com. Retrieved 5 January 2019.