Scroll To Top
australian rowers profiles and history

Roy E Barker

Mosman (then known as Mercantile) Rowing Club then Sydney Rowing Club (NSW)

1907 - Interstate Men’s Eight Championship two seat - Fourth

1910 - Interstate Men’s Eight Championship two seat - First

1911 - Interstate Men’s Eight Championship two seat - First

1912 - Olympic Games – Men’s Eight reserve

1912 – Henley Royal Regatta – Grand Challenge Cup - reserve

Roy was a long serving Vice-President of Sydney Rowing Club.  

In 1921 he coached the inaugural Newington Eight which won the GPS regatta at their first start.

1910 NSW eight - Barker in the two seat


Andrew Guerin
April 2020


Website by Hope Stewart—Website Design & Management