Rowing at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless pair

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Men's coxless pairs
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue River Thames
Dates July 28–31
Competitors 8 from 3 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Great Britain
John Fenning, Gordon Thomson
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Great Britain
George Fairbairn, Philip Verdon
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Canada
Norway Jackes, Frederick Toms
1904
1924
Rowing at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Rowing pictogram.svg
Single sculls men
Coxless pairs men
Coxless fours men
Eights men

The men's coxless pairs was one of four rowing events on the Rowing at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme. 4 pairs from 3 nations competed.

Standings[edit]

Place Bow Stroke Nation
1 John Fenning Gordon Thomson  Great Britain
2 George Fairbairn Philip Verdon  Great Britain
3 Frederick Toms Norway Jackes  Canada
Martin Stahnke Willy Düskow  Germany

Results[edit]

Semifinals[edit]

Semifinal 1[edit]

Place Bow Stroke Nation Time
1 John Fenning Gordon Thomson  Great Britain 9:46.0
2 Frederick Toms Norway Jackes  Canada Unknown

Semifinal 2[edit]

Place Bow Stroke Nation Time
1 George Fairbairn Philip Verdon  Great Britain 11:05.0
2 Martin Stahnke Willy Düskow  Germany Unknown

Final[edit]

Place Bow Stroke Nation Time
1 John Fenning Gordon Thomson  Great Britain 9:41.0
2 George Fairbairn Philip Verdon  Great Britain Unknown

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Rowing 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 6 May 2006.