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Thomas Welsh (born May 6, 1977 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American rower. He finished 5th in the Men's eight at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
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The men's eight competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia took place at the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
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Matthew James Welsh, OAM is an Australian swimmer who is the former world champion in the backstroke and butterfly. He took two golds in 50-metre butterfly and 50-metre backstroke, during one hour, at the World Championships in Shanghai 2006. Welsh retired from professional swimming in March 2008 when he failed to secure a place in the team for the Beijing Olympics.
Iwan Gwyn Thomas is a Welsh sprinter who represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the Olympic Games in the 400 metres, and Wales at the Commonwealth Games. Thomas is a former European and Commonwealth Games champion.
Daniel Steven Kowalski is an Australian former middle- and long-distance swimmer specialising in freestyle events. He competed in the Olympic Games in 200-, 400- and 1,500-metre individual freestyle events and in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, he was the first man in 92 years to earn medals in all of the 200-, 400- and 1500-metre freestyle events. Kowalski, alongside Livinia Nixon, hosted the short-lived Plucka's Place in 1997. Kowalski is perhaps best known for being perpetual runner-up to fellow Australians Kieren Perkins and Grant Hackett, who were respectively the world's best 1500-metre freestyle competitors during the earlier and later parts of Kowalski's career, particularly when compared to Kowalski. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.
Robin Welsh was a Scottish sportsman who represented the Royal Caledonian Curling Club as a curler in the Winter Olympics, represented Scotland in tennis and played international rugby union for Scotland.
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John Ivor Disley CBE was a Welsh athlete. He competed mainly in the 3000 metres steeplechase before co-founding the London Marathon and becoming active in sports promotion and administration. He was born in Corris, a village in Gwynedd and attended Oswestry Boys High School in Oswestry before studying at Loughborough College.
Thomas John Henry "Tom" Richards was a Welsh athlete who competed mainly in the Marathon. He competed for Great Britain in the 1948 Summer Olympics held in London, Great Britain in the Marathon where he won the Olympic Silver medal. He was born in Upper Cwmbran.
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Irene Steer was a Welsh freestyle swimmer. She was one of the three Welsh women who have won Olympic gold medals, the others being Nicole Cooke and Jade Jones. In 1912, Steer won a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay and failed to reach the final of the individual 100 m race.
Reginald "Reg" Heber Thomas AFC was a Welsh middle-distance runner. He competed at the 1928 and 1932 Summer Olympics and the 1930 British Empire Games. He missed the 1936 Summer Olympics because of injury, and did not compete in the 1934 British Empire Games for Wales, because of English objections. At both Olympics he was eliminated in the first round of the 1500 metres event. At the 1930 Empire Games he won the gold medal in the mile and the silver medal in the 880 yards race. He could not compete for Wales because Wales did not have a national athletics association at the time. Welsh track and field athletes could only compete for England in 1930 although Welsh swimmers did compete for their home nation.
Thomas Jackson "Tom" Charlton Jr. is an American competition rower and Olympic champion.
Thomas Ahrens is a retired German coxswain who was most successful in the eights. In this event he won a silver medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics, a world title in 1962, and two European titles in 1963 and 1964.
Sarah Thomas is a Welsh field hockey midfield and forward player, who is a member of the Wales and Great Britain women's field hockey team since making her GB debut in 2003. She was part of the team that won bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Badminton Wales is the national governing body for badminton in Wales. Formed in 1928 as The Welsh Badminton Union, in 1934 it was one of the founder members of the Badminton World Federation. WBU became a member of the European Badminton Union in 1968. Over 90 senior clubs are affiliated to Welsh Badminton Union, and its membership is nearly 4000.
Joel Ladd Thomas is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist.
Athletics has a long history in Wales, with many events recognised today codified during the Victorian period. The first amateur athletic clubs in Wales were formed in the 1870s, while the first championships began in the early 20th century. Wales began competing as a country in international athletic events in the 1920s and has since produced a notable number of world class sportspeople including many medal winning Commonwealth, World, Olympic, Paralympic and European champions. Wales competes in the Commonwealth Games under its own flag but at the Olympic Games, Welsh athletes compete alongside those of Scotland, England and Northern Ireland as part of a Great Britain team.
Charmain Welsh is a British former diver who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics.
Thomas Welsh is a British former swimmer. He competed in two events at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Thomas Paradiso is an American lightweight rower. He won a gold medal at the July 2008 World Rowing Championships in Ottensheim with the lightweight men's eight. At the August 2008 Summer Olympics, he came eleventh with the lightweight coxless four.