Michael Evans (rower)

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Olympic medal record
Men's rowing
Competitor for  Canada
Gold medal – first place 1984 Los Angeles Eights

J. Michael "Mike" Evans (born August 16, 1957 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian rower. He was a member of the Canadian men's eights team that won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. His twin brother Mark was on the same winning team. He is a graduate of Upper Canada College, Princeton University and Oxford University. He was previously Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asia.[1] He had also previously studied at University College, Oxford[2] where he rowed at the stroke oar for Oxford in the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Michael Evans: A Closer Look at Goldman Sachs’ New Wonder Boy". Wall Street Journal. January 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Oxonian Olympians". University of Oxford. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Dheensaw, Cleve (March 4, 2013). "Victoria’s Howard looks to stroke Oxford to victory in Boat Race". Victoria Times-Colonist. Retrieved March 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Canadian helps Oxford win annual University Boat Race over Cambridge". CBC Sports. The Canadian Press. March 31, 2013. Retrieved April 6, 2013.