Gil Cawood

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Gil Cawood
Personal information
Birth nameGilbert Mervyn Cawood
NationalityNew Zealand
Born (1939-12-04) 4 December 1939 (age 81)[1]
Hamilton, New Zealand
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight83 kg (183 lb)[1]
ClubWaikato Rowing Club

Gilbert Mervyn "Gil" Cawood (born 4 December 1939) is a New Zealand rower.

Cawood was born in 1939 in Hamilton, New Zealand.[1][2] He was a foundation member of the Waikato Rowing Club.[3] He represented New Zealand at the 1968 Summer Olympics. He is listed as New Zealand Olympian athlete number 218 by the New Zealand Olympic Committee.[4] At the 1970 World Rowing Championships in St. Catharines in Canada, he won a bronze medal with the coxed eight.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Gil Cawood". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Gil Cawood". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "History of Waikato Rowing Club". Waikato Rowing Club. Archived from the original on 6 April 2017. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Gil Cawood". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Achter – Herren" [Rowing - World Championships. Eight - Men]. (in German). Archived from the original on 17 October 2014.