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Bruce Robertson

Rowing Athlete - Inducted 1997

Bruce Robertson and his teammates rowed to a gold medal victory in the Men's 8's competition at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona.

Bruce Robertson began rowing competitively in 1984 at the Calgary Rowing Club and was competing at an international level by 1986. Since then he and his teammates have won the Canadian Championships in 1989 and the Canadian Henley in the Men's 8's in both 1990 and 1995. Bruce Robertson has won silver medals at the 1990 and 1991 World Championships, as well as a bronze medal at the 1990 Canadian Championships in the Men's 2's event. He has also competed in the 1986 World Championships in the Men's 4's, and in the Men's 8's at the 1987 Pan American Games and the 1988 Summer Olympic Games.

Bruce Robertson retired from competitive rowing in 1992 and completed his degree in economics at Oxford University.  He is currently Head Coach of the Calgary Rowing Club and is also Vice President and Director of High Performance for Rowing Canada.