Michael Warriner

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Michael Henry Warriner (born December 3, 1908 in Chipping Norton , † April 7, 1986 in Shipston-on-Stour ) was a British rower and engineer.

At the Olympic Games in 1928 , a total of six boats took part in the four without a helmsman . The British foursome with John Lander , Michael Warriner, Richard Beesly and Edward Bevan won against the French in the preliminary run. In the quarter-finals, the British won over the German foursome by judges' decision. After a bye in the semifinals, the British defeated the US boat by a second in the final.

Michael Warriner studied at Trinity College of the University of Cambridge . In 1928, 1929 and 1930 he won the Boat Race on the Cambridge boat . After graduating, he was in colonial service in Sudan from 1930 to 1934, and from 1934 he worked as an engineer in England. During World War II he was in India, Greece and the Middle East as a member of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers . At the end of the war he left the army as a lieutenant colonel and was awarded the MBE medal in 1945 .

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  • Wolf Reinhardt, Ralph Schlueter: The games of the IX. 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam and the II Winter Olympics in St. Moritz . AGON Sportverlag, Kassel 2018, ISBN 978-3-89784-411-7 . Pp. 330-333