Duncan Free

Shunyi, CHINA.   AUS M2-, left, Drew GINN and Duncan FREE on the awards dock after winning the men's pairs, at the 2008 Olympic Regatta, Shunyi Rowing Course.  Sat,.16.08.2008.  [Mandatory Credit: Peter SPURRIER, Intersport Images

Duncan Free first represented Australia in 1991, when he won a silver medal at the Junior World Rowing Championships. He then went onto compete in multiple world championships and four Olympic Games, winning a bronze medal at his first in 1996 in Atlanta. After being awarded as part of the ‘International Crew of the Year’ in 2007, he went onto win gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the men’s pair. Duncan is currently the director of the Griffith Sports College.


The challenges of achieving gold

GR OnlineBOTH NAOMI MCCARTHY and Duncan Free are Olympic gold medal winning athletes. Naomi was vice-captain of the Australian women’s water polo team that won gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and captain at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Duncan first represented...

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