Thomas Charlton (rower)

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Thomas Charlton
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Full nameThomas Jackson Charlton Jr.
BornJuly 12, 1934 (1934-07-12) (age 85)
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.

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Tom Charlton". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. 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.