Rowing at the 1930 British Empire Games

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At the 1930 British Empire Games, the rowing competition featured five events for men only. In the double sculls event, only Canada was represented, so the organisers simply invited a couple of crews from the United States to provide some opposition.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Single sculls  Bobby Pearce (AUS) 8:04  Jack Beresford (ENG)  Fred Bradley (ENG)
Double sculls  Elswood Bole
and Bob Richards (CAN)
7:48 none awarded none awarded
Coxless fours  England
F.M.L Fitzwilliams
A.J. Halby
Hugh Edwards
Humphrey Boardman
7:05  Canada
J. Gayner
J. Fleming
O.G. Bellew
Henry Pelham
+2 lgths  New Zealand
Berry Johnson
Vic Olsson
Alex Ross
Charley Saunders
Coxed fours  New Zealand
Mick Brough
John MacDonald
Ben Waters
Bert Sandos
Arthur Eastwood
8:02  Canada
B.L. Gales
R.S. Evans
J.A. Butler
H.R. McCuaig
A. Miles
+2 lgths  British Guiana
J.I. Matthews
F.O. Gomes
B.P. Bagley
E.M. Gonsalves
J. Jardine
Eights  England
A.J. Halby
D.E.L. Howitt
F.M.L Fitzwilliams
Humphrey Boardman
Hugh Edwards
J. A. Brown
J. H. Crawford
R. Close-Brooke
Terence O'Brien
6:37  New Zealand
Arthur Eastwood
Bert Sandos
Charley Saunders
Ben Waters
Mick Brough
Fred Thompson
John Gilby
John MacDonald
Vic Olsson
+0.75 lgths  Canada
Albert Taylor
Don Boal
Earl Eastwood
Harry Fry
Joseph Zabinsky
Joseph Bowkes
Leslie MacDonald
William Moore
William Thoburn
+4 lgths

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