Shane O’Brien (rower)

Shane O’Brien (rower)

Shane O'Brien (born 27 September, 1960 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rower who won an Olympic Gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, USA. Along with Les O’Connell, Conrad Robertson and Keith Trask he won Gold in the coxless four. O'Brien also competed at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, winning a Silver medal in the coxless four and a Bronze medal in the eights.

He moved to England in the early 1990s where he works as a teacher and coaches rowing at Shiplake College, Henley-on-Thames.

External links

* [http://www.olympic.org.nz/Athletes/AthleteProfile.aspx?Print=&ContactID=1300&id=3774 Biography from the New Zealand Olympic Committee]


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