Robert Nisbet (rower)

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Robert Nisbet
T O' Brien and RA Nisbet 1928.jpg
O'Brien and Nisbet (right) at the 1928 Olympics
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1928 Amsterdam Coxless pair

Robert Archibald Nisbet (23 November 1900 – 13 September 1986), known as Archie Nisbet, was a British rower, born in Kensington, who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

Nisbet was a member of London Rowing Club. In 1927, partnering Terence O'Brien, he won Silver Goblets at Henley Royal Regatta.[1] In 1928 the pair were chosen to compete in the coxless pairs for Great Britain rowing at the 1928 Summer Olympics, where they won the silver medal.[2]


  1. ^ Henley Royal Regatta Results of Final Races 1839–1939 Archived 9 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 18 March 2014.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Robert Nisbet". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 18 March 2014.

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