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Jack Beresford, CBE (1 January 1899 – 3 December 1977) was a British rower who won five medals at five Olympic Games in succession, an Olympic record in rowing which was not surpassed for 60 years. [1]

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Bedford School

Bedford School is an HMC independent school for boys located in the county town of Bedford in England.

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Ben Ainslie

Sir Charles Benedict Ainslie, CBE (born 5 February 1977) is an English competitive sailor.

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Blue plaque

A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person, event, or former building on the site, serving as a historical marker.

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Bobby Pearce (rower)

Henry Robert "Bobby" Pearce (30 September 1905 – 20 May 1976) was an Australian sculler of the 1920s and 1930s who won the gold medal in the single sculls at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam and the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

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Bradley Wiggins

Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins, CBE (born 28 April 1980) is a British former professional road and track racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2016.

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Chiswick

Chiswick is a district of west London, England.

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Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Coxless four

A coxless four is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Diamond Challenge Sculls

The Diamond Challenge Sculls is a rowing event for men's single sculls at the annual Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames in England.

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Dick Southwood

Leslie Frank "Dick" Southwood (18 January 1906 – 7 February 1986) was an English rower who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics representing Great Britain.

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Donald Gollan

Donald Herbert Louis Gollan (19 January 1896 – 13 August 1971) was a British rower who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

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Double scull

A double scull is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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Double Sculls Challenge Cup

The Double Sculls Challenge Cup is a rowing event for men's double sculls at the annual Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames in England.

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Eight (rowing)

An eight is a rowing boat used in the sport of competitive rowing.

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English Heritage

English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gordon Killick

Gordon Cecil Killick (3 June 1899 – 10 October 1962), also known as Bill Killick, was a British rower who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

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Grand Challenge Cup

The Grand Challenge Cup is a rowing competition for men's eights.

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Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Royal Regatta (or Henley Regatta, its original name pre-dating Royal patronage) is a rowing event held annually on the River Thames by the town of Henley-on-Thames, England.

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Jiří Pták

Jiří Pták (born 24 March 1946 in Děčín, Czechoslovakia), is a Czech rower (coxswain) who competed for Czechoslovakia at six Olympic Games between 1968 and 1992 (except the 1984 Olympics, boycotted by the Eastern Bloc countries).

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John B. Kelly Sr.

John Brendan Kelly Sr. (October 4, 1889 – June 20, 1960), also known as Jack Kelly, was one of the most accomplished American competitors in the history of the sport of rowing.

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Julius Beresford

Julius Beresford (Wiszniewski) (29 June 1868 – 29 September 1959), also known as Berry or The Old Berry, was a British rower and coach who competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics.

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Katherine Grainger

Dame Katherine Jane Grainger, (born 12 November 1975), is a British rower and with five Olympic medals is Great Britain's most decorated female Olympian.

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Ky Ebright

Carroll M. "Ky" Ebright (March 20, 1894 – November 25, 1979) was a revered coach for the University of California, Berkeley crew.

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Leni Riefenstahl

Helene Bertha Amalie "Leni" Riefenstahl (22 August 1902 – 8 September 2003) was a German film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, photographer, actress and dancer.

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List of athletes with the most appearances at Olympic Games

A small fraction of the world's population ever competes at the Olympic Games; an even smaller fraction ever competes in multiple Games.

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Liverpool Scottish

The Liverpool Scottish, known diminutively as "the Scottish", is a unit of the British Army, part of the Army Reserve (formerly the Territorial Army), raised in 1900 as an infantry battalion of the King's (Liverpool Regiment).

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Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

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Olympia (1938 film)

Olympia is a 1938 German documentary film written, directed and produced by Leni Riefenstahl, documenting the 1936 Summer Olympics, held in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.

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Olympic Diploma of Merit

The Olympic Diploma of Merit (not to be confused with the Olympic Diploma awarded to athletes) was an award given by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to recognise outstanding services to sports or a notable contribution to the Olympic Games.

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Olympic oaks

The Olympic oaks or, informally, Hitler oaks are the English oak trees grown from the year-old saplings given to the gold medal winners of the 1936 Olympic Games, in Berlin, which was seen as Adolf Hitler's games.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.

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Oxford University Boat Club

Oxford University Boat Club (OUBC) is the rowing club of the University of Oxford, England, located on the River Thames at Oxford.

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Rowing (sport)

Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.

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Rowing at the 1912 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1912 Summer Olympics featured four events, for men only.

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Rowing at the 1920 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1920 Summer Olympics, the first Olympics after World War I, saw five events.

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Rowing at the 1920 Summer Olympics – Men's single sculls

The men's single sculls event was part of the rowing programme at the 1920 Summer Olympics.

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Rowing at the 1924 Summer Olympics

The rowing competition at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris featured seven events, all for men only.

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Rowing at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's single sculls

The men's single sculls event was part of the rowing programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics.

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Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only.

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Rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Men's eight

The men's eight event was part of the rowing programme at the 1928 Summer Olympics.

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Rowing at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1932 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only.

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Rowing at the 1932 Summer Olympics – Men's coxless four

The Men's coxless four competition at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles took place at the Long Beach Marine Stadium.

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Rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics featured seven events, for men only.

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Rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics – Men's double sculls

The men's double sculls competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin took place are at Grünau on the Langer See.

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Rowing at the Summer Olympics

Rowing at the Summer Olympics has been part of the competition since its debut in the 1900 Summer Olympics.

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Schuylkill Navy

The Schuylkill Navy is an association of amateur rowing clubs of Philadelphia.

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Sculling

Sculling is the use of oars to propel a boat by moving the oars through the water on both sides of the craft, or moving a single oar over the stern.

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Silver Goblets & Nickalls' Challenge Cup

The Silver Goblets & Nickalls' Challenge Cup is a rowing event for men's coxless pairs at the annual Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames in England.

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Single scull

A single scull is a rowing boat designed for a single person who propels the boat with two oars, one in each hand.

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Steve Redgrave

Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave (born on 23 March 1962) is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000.

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Stewards' Challenge Cup

The Stewards' Challenge Cup is a rowing event for men's coxless fours at the annual Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames in England.

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Thames Rowing Club

Thames Rowing Club is the joint third-oldest non-academic rowing club on the Thames and is in Putney, London.

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William Gilmore (rower)

William Evans Garrett Gilmore (February 16, 1895 – December 5, 1969) was an American rower who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics and in the 1932 Summer Olympics.

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Wingfield Sculls

The Wingfield Sculls is a rowing race held annually on the River Thames in London, England, on the Championship Course from Putney to Mortlake.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yuriy Lorentsson

Yuriy Evgenevich Lorentsson (Юрий Евгеньевич Лоренцсон, 2 December 1930 – 2003) was a Russian rowing coxswain.

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1920 Summer Olympics

The 1920 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1920; Olympische Zomerspelen van de VIIe Olympiade), officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.

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1924 Summer Olympics

The 1924 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1924), officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France.

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1928 Summer Olympics

The 1928 Summer Olympics (Dutch: Olympische Zomerspelen 1928), officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from 28 July to 12 August 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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1930 British Empire Games

The 1930 British Empire Games were the first of what later became known as the Commonwealth Games, and were held in Hamilton, in the province of Ontario in Canada from 16–23 August 1930.

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1932 Summer Olympics

The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held from July 30 to August 14, 1932, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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1936 Summer Olympics

The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in 1936 in Berlin, Nazi Germany.

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1940 Summer Olympics

The 1940 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XII Olympiad, were originally scheduled to be held from September 21 to October 6, 1940, in Tokyo, Japan.

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1948 Summer Olympics

The 1948 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in London, United Kingdom.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Beresford

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