|1956 Melbourne||Coxless fours|
|1958 Cardiff||Coxed fours|
Walter Ignace d'Hondt (born September 11, 1936 in Richmond, Surrey, England) is a Canadian competition rower and Olympic champion. Brother of Miss Canada 1959, Danica d'Hondt, who is a Canadian-American-British Actress restaurateur and author. Father of famous Women's Basketball player Gillian D'Hondt uncle of film actress, America Olivo. He was educated at The John Fisher School in Surrey.
At the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, D'Hondt received a gold medal in eights, and a silver medal in coxed fours. He received a silver medal in eights at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, as a member of the Canadian team.
D'Hondt was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 1958. He was inducted into British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1966, and into University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1993, together with the other members of the Olympic gold team.
- "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing" (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
- "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Rowing" (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
- "1956 UBC/VRC Coxless Fours (M)" – British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
- "1956 UBC Four Oared Rowing Crew" – University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame (Retrieved on May 14, 2008)
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