Mahe Drysdale is a three-time Olympic medallist having won gold at Rio 2016 and London 2012 and bronze at Beijing 2008.

Several of Drysdale's Olympic medals have been earnt in dramatic circumstances. In Rio the race went to a photo finish, with Drysdale beating Croatia's Damir Martin by just seven one-thousandths of a second.

In Beijing Drysdale was struck by a gastro bug and was vomiting several hours before the final. Upon finishing he vomited and fainted and was taken to the medical tent. He had to be carried to the medal ceremony.

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Mahe's Games History

  • Olympic Summer Games Rio 2016

    • Rowing (Single Scull - Men)
      Men's Single Sculls Finals A 6:41:34
      Men's Single Sculls Semifinals 7:03:70 Q
      Men's Single Sculls Quarterfinals 6:46:51 Q
      Men's Single Sculls Heats 7:04:45 Q
      1
  • Olympic Summer Games London 2012

    • Rowing (Single Scull - Men)
      Final A 6:57.82
      Semifinal A/B 1 7:18.11 FA
      Quarterfinal 1 6:54.86 S_A/B
      Heat 4 6:49.69 Q
      1
  • Olympic Summer Games Beijing 2008

    • Rowing (Single Scull - Men)
      Final A 7:01.56
      Semifinal A/B - Race 02 7:05.57
      Quarter Final 04 6:50.18
      Heat 02 7:56.83
      3
  • Olympic Summer Games Athens 2004

    • Rowing (Coxless Four - Men)
      Final A 6:15.47
      Semifinals 5:52.83
      Heats 6:22.91
      Placed 5 of 13