Lorne Currie

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Lorne Currie
Personal information
Full name Lorne Campbell Currie
Nationality Great Britain
Born (1871-04-25)25 April 1871
Le Havre, France
Died 21 June 1926(1926-06-21) (aged 55)
Le Havre, France
Sailing career
Class(es) .5 to 1 ton
Club Royal Temple Yacht Club
Société des Régates du Havre
Updated on 8 May 2015.

Lorne Campbell Currie (25 April 1871, Le Havre, France – 21 June 1926 Le Havre) was a sailor from Great Britain,[1] who represented his country at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Meulan, France. With crew John Gretton, Linton Hope and Algernon Maudslay. Currie, as helmsman, took first place in race of the .5 to 1 ton.

His father, John Martin Currie, was a younger brother of Donald Currie, the ship owner, and acted as agent for the firm in Le Havre, where Lorne Currie was born and raised.

Further reading

  • Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900, Concours D'Exercices Physiques et de Sports (PDF) (in French). Imprimerie Nationale. 1901. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 May 2008. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 

References

  1. ^ "Lorne Currie Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympic Sports. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 


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