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Patrick Sweeney (rower)
Men's Rowing
Competitor for  Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver 1976 Montreal Eight
Bronze 1988 Seoul Coxed Pair

Patrick John Sweeney (born August 12, 1952) is a coxswain for Great Britain's rowing team. Sweeney won an Olympic Bronze Medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics with Sir Stephen Redgrave and Andy Holmes, and a Silver Medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics as part of the British Men's 8 team. In addition, Sweeney won Gold Medals at the 1977 and 1986 World Rowing Championships and silver medals at the 1974 and 1986 World Championships.

Sweeney is also a well-respected rowing coach. He has coached at the Burnaby Lake Aquatic Center in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, helping establish a national train center there. He also has served as head coach and director of training for the Belgian National Rowing team. In addition, he has coached several United States collegiate Women's teams and has won four national collegiate titles.

Sweeney currently coaches the Kansas State University Women's crew team.

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