Tom Christie

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Tom Christie
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 1954 Vancouver Coxless pairs

Thomas Hildred Christie (born 26 March 1927) is a former doctor and rower who represented Great Britain rowing at the 1948 Summer Olympics and twice won Silver Goblets at Henley Royal Regatta.

Christie trained as a doctor at King's College, and was a member of Thames Rowing Club. In the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, he was a member of the coxless fours crew.[1] In 1949 he won the Silver Goblets at Henley, partnering Tony Butcher,[2] he also won the Wyfold in 1946 for Kings College London, and the Grand and the Stewards in 1948 for Thames Rowing Club.

Christie qualified as a doctor in 1950 and spent time at Westminster Hospital and St Thomas’s Hospital training in anaesthetics,[3] he won Silver Goblets at Henley again in 1952 representing Westminster Hospital and partnering H C I Baywater. At the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he won silver medal in the coxless pairs partnering Nicholas Clack.

Christie was a consultant in Brighton and was involved with obstetric anaesthesia and open-heart surgery in its early days.