Zac Purchase Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

02 May 1986

Height

1.86m

Weight

72kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Top Performances

Sport Guides

ROWING

Grainger and Watkins GB medals unbeatable - Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave believes British rowing's record-breaking nine-medal haul at London 2012 may never be beaten.

5 Aug 12

Great Britain's Sophie Hosking and Katherine Copeland GB star in final rowing regatta

Great Britain's rowers take centre stage on the final day of the 2012 Olympic rowing regatta.

Zac Purchase's seat breaks underneath him Rowing drama as final is restarted

Drama unfolds at the start of the men's lightweight double sculls final as Zac Purchase's seat breaks underneath him and the British boat has to stop.

Mark Hunter was helped to his feet by Sir Steve Redgrave Sir Steve helps Hunter to his feet

Sir Steve Redgrave helped Mark Hunter to his feet after the men's double sculls crew narrowly missed winning gold in the lightweight race.

More Zac Purchase stories (8)

Results for Zac Purchase

Date Event Rank Mark
4 Aug Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Final, Final A 2 silver 6:37.78
2 Aug Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Semi-finals, Semi-final A/B 2 1 6:36.62
29 Jul Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Heats, Heat 2 1 6:36.29

Head to Head

Zac Purchase vs Mark Hunter

Zac Purchase

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:37.78 Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

Height

1.86m (6'1")

Weight

72kg

Age

30

Mark Hunter

Mark Hunter Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:37.78 Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

Height

1.82m (6'0")

Weight

73kg

Age

38

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