Thomas Charlton (rower)

Thomas Charlton
Personal information
Full name Thomas Jackson Charlton, Jr.
Born July 12, 1934 (1934-07-12) (age 84)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.

Thomas Jackson "Tom" Charlton, Jr. (born July 12, 1934) is an American competition rower and Olympic champion.

Born in Savannah, Georgia,[1] he won a gold medal in eights with the American team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.[2] The eight rowers were Yale undergraduates. Charlton was a member of the Class of 1956.

References[]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Tom Charlton". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Rowing". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on December 8, 2007. Retrieved May 15, 2008.