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Iain Murray

Iain Murray



Place of Birth

Sydney, NSW

Olympic History

Beijing 2008

Career Events

Mens Star


Iain's Story

At the age of 50 Iain Murray made his Olympic debut for Australia at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Murray is somewhat of a sailing stalwart, steering his 18ft skiff to a record six consecutive world titles between 1977 and 1982. After working on the design and construction of Kevin Parry’s Kookaburra Syndicate for the 1987 America’s Cup defence, the father of three became an Olympian in 2008. Murray combined with Andrew Palfrey in the star class at the Beijing Olympic Games, finishing 14th.

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