Thomas Anderson (sailor)

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Thomas Anderson
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Dragon

Thomas Anderson (24 July 1939 – 28 July 2010) was an Australian sailor and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, where he received a gold medal in the dragon class, together with crew members John Cuneo and John Shaw.[1] He is the twin brother of John Anderson.

On 8 February 2000, Anderson was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his gold medal winning performance at 1972 Summer Olympics.[2] In 2009 Anderson was inducted into the Queensland Sport Hall of Fame.[3]

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  1. ^ "1972 Summer Olympics – München, Germany – Sailing" Archived 19 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 18 April 2008)
  2. ^ "Thomas Anderson". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 31 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mr Tom Anderson". Queensland Sport Hall of Fame. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 

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