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Howard Maidment

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHoward Edward•Maidment
Used nameHoward•Maidment
Born12 February 1906 in Pewsey, Wiltshire, England (GBR)
Died11 March 1977 in Alverton, Isle of Wight, England (GBR)
AffiliationsWargrave & Shiplake Regatta, Wargrave (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Howard Maidment was a regular competitor, and winner, at the Wargrave and Shiplake Canoeing Regatta on the Thames both before and after World War II. In addition to racing on his own, he often was partnered by other members of his family, in the Canadian Pairs and team events. At the 1948 Olympics, Howard finished a creditable sixth in the 1000 metres Canadian singles.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) GBR Howard Maidment
Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 6