Tom Burton (sailor)

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Tom Burton
Personal information
NationalityAustralian
Born (1990-06-27) 27 June 1990 (age 30)
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Medal record

Tom Burton OAM (born 27 June 1990) is an Australian competitive sailor. He won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the men's Laser class.[1] He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2017.[2]

In 2016 Burton was named as the Australian Sailing Male Sailor of the Year Award in Sydney. [3]

Burton won the 2019 Laser Standard Men's World Championship in Sakaiminoto, Japan. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tom Burton". rio2016.com. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  2. ^ Lulham, Amanda (26 January 2017). "Rio Olympic women dominate Australia Day honours list". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Male Sailor of the Year - Australian Sailing". www.sailing.org.au. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  4. ^ sailing.laserinternational.org https://sailing.laserinternational.org/regattauploads/2019/SM/2019_Std_Men_Worlds_Final_Results.htm. Retrieved 2 July 2020. Missing or empty |title= (help)