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Nationality  British
Education  Latymer Upper School
Role  Olympic athlete
Name  Andy Holmes
Sport  Rowing

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Born  15 October 1959 (1959-10-15) Uxbridge, Greater London
Died  October 24, 2010, London, United Kingdom
Olympic medals  Rowing at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's coxed pairs
Club  Kingston Rowing Club, Leander Club
Similar People  Steve Redgrave, Martin Cross, Richard Budgett, Ann Redgrave

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Andrew John "Andy" Holmes (15 October 1959 – 24 October 2010) was a British rower.

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Holmes was born in Uxbridge, Greater London, and was educated at Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith, west London, where he was coached by Olympic rowing silver medallist Jim Clark. After leaving school, he rowed for Kingston Rowing Club and then Leander Club. At the age of 19, he won the Thames Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.

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He rowed twice in the Olympic Games (in 1984 and 1988) with Sir Steve Redgrave. He was a gold medalist in the men's coxed four in 1984 and in the men's coxless pair in 1988, when he also took bronze in the coxed pair. He also rowed in the 1986 Commonwealth Games, winning the coxed four and the coxless pair competitions.

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He retired from rowing in 1990 and severed most contacts with the sport. His daughter only discovered her father's gold-medal-winning pedigree when reading about him in a book at school.

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He died in London in 2010 after contracting Weil's disease, a severe form of leptospirosis, which results from contact with urine from infected animals or ingesting water contaminated with urine from infected animals.

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