Rower. Born as Jack Beresford-Wisniewski. He won the Diamond Challenge Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta in 1920, and went on to win gold or silver medals in every summer Olympic Games from 1920 to 1936. He was a member of the organising committee of the 1948 London Olympics. Appointed CBE in 1960, and was president of the Thames Rowing Club from 1970 until his death.
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