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Divie Duffield

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDivie Bethune•Duffield
Used nameDivie•Duffield
Born8 March 1870 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)
Died14 July 1935 in Detroit, Michigan (USA)
AffiliationsDetroit Boat Club, Detroit (USA)
NOC United States


Divie Duffield rowed for the Detroit Boat Club and was considered the greatest rower from that club in the first half of the 20th century. He won the national association single sculls title in 1904, but also competed in sweep oars, winning several titles in pairs, fours, and eights. Duffield competed through 1915 and then coached rowing for 10 years.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Divie Duffield
Single Sculls, Men (Olympic) 4
Single Sculls, Association, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 1