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Lionel Robberds

Lionel Robberds (rowing) is a three-time Commonwealth Games medal winning coxswain, representing Australia at the Vancouver 1954 and Cardiff 1958 Games. One of Australia’s youngest medallists, Robberds was just 15-years-old, when he served as cox for the gold medal winning crew at the Auckland Games. Before returning four years later as the cox for the silver medal winning eight, and the bronze medal winning foursome at the Cardiff Games. Robberds served as coxswain for Australia’s four at the Rome 1960 Olypmics where the team fifth in the final. Post his rowing career, Robberds began a successful squash career, including being selected in the Australian national men’s team which competed and won the World Men’s Team Championship in 1973.

Sport / Discipline

Rowing

Birth Place

Sydney

Birth state

NSW

Date of Birth

02/04/1939

Age

81

Vancouver, 1954

Cardiff, 1958

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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