Mahe Drysdale

New Zealand Olympian: 896

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Mahe will enter his fourth Olympic Games in Rio as the defending Olympic Champion in the men's single scull having won gold at the 2012 London Olympic Games. He also has an Olympic bronze medal to his name in the single scull from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which he won after falling sick with a stomach bug at the games. Mahe was a world silver medallist at the 2015 World Rowing Championships and is aiming for gold in Rio.

Mahe is a keen cyclist with a large portion of his training done on the bike due to a back injury he sustained in 2010. Mahe was born in Melbourne and lived in England until he was 11 years old. He is a member of the West End Rowing Club where he first began rowing but is now based in Cambridge where he trains under coach Richard Tonks. Mahe lives with his wife, former Olympic rower, Juliette and their one year old daughter Bronte.

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