|Full name||Thomas Cooper Riggs|
|Born||22 May 1903|
Hendon, Greater London, Great Britain
|Died||5 February 1976 72) (aged|
Blyth, Suffolk, Great Britain
|Updated on 2 March 2015.|
Thomas Cooper Riggs (22 May 1903 – 5 February 1976) was a sailor from Great Britain, who represented his country at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Le Havre, France. Riggs took the silver in the 8 Metre. In the 1928 competition we became 7th.
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