James Thompson South Africa

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

18 Nov 1986

Height

1.82m

Weight

70kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

James Thompson competed in ROWING

Did you know?

  • There are 14 rowing events, all held over a 2000m course at Eton Dorney.
  • They vary from those between solo rowers up to those featuring crews of eights.
  • Some races involve sculling (rowing with an oar in each hand) while others are for sweep rowers (using just one oar).
  • All events begin with heats and there is a repechage round for boats that do not qualify automatically.
  • Rowing has produced at least one gold for Team GB in each of the last seven Olympics.

Results for James Thompson

Date Event Rank Mark
2 Aug Men's Lightweight Four Final, Final A 1 gold 6:02.84
31 Jul Men's Lightweight Four Semi-finals, Semi-final A/B 2 2 6:04.21
28 Jul Men's Lightweight Four Heats, Heat 1 2 5:54.62

Head to Head

James Thompson vs Chris Bartley

James Thompson

James Thompson South Africa flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:02.84 Men's Lightweight Four

Height

1.82m (6'0")

Weight

70kg

Age

28

Chris Bartley

Chris Bartley Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:03.09 Men's Lightweight Four

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

73kg

Age

30

View the London 2012 medallist table