Joseph Walter Harris Wright (14 January 1864 – 18 October 1950) was a famed Canadian rower, municipal politician, and all-round athlete who had success in a variety of sports in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Off the water Wright was an accomplished athlete in track and field, sprint, and billiards. He claimed amateur titles in both wrestling and boxing and set throw records in shot put and hammer throw. He also served as coach-captain of the Toronto Argonauts rugby-football team, an adjunct of the rowing club, in the 1890s.

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  • Wright partecipò ai Giochi olimpici di Saint Louis 1904 e di Londra 1908 con la squadra Argonaut Rowing Club di Toronto nelle gare di otto. Alle Olimpiadi americane la sua squadra conquistò la medaglia d'argentomentre in quelle londinesi ottenne la medaglia di bronzo. Ai Giochi di Stoccolma 1912 fu l'allenatore della squadra canadese di otto. Oltre al canottaggio, Wright si dedicò anche all'atletica leggera ed ottenne premi nel pugilato e nella lotta. Negli anni '90 del XIX secolo fu allenatore dei Toronto Argonauts. Nel 1928 fu eletto al consiglio cittadino della città di Toronto. Suo figlio, Joseph Wright, Jr., fu anch'egli canottiere olimpico. (it)
  • Джозеф Уолтер Харрис Райт (англ. Joseph Walter Harris Wright; 14 января 1864, Вилланова — 28 октября 1950, Торонто) — канадский гребец, призёр летних Олимпийских игр. На летних Олимпийских Играх 1904 в Сент-Луисе Райт участвовал только в соревнованиях восьмёрок. Его команда заняла второе место и выиграла серебряные медали. На Играх 1908 в Лондоне он снова входил в экипаж восьмёрок, который выиграл четвертьфинал, но проиграл полуфинал будущим чемпионам из Великобритании и разделил в итоге третье место, получив бронзовые награды. На следующих Олимпийских играх 1912 в Стокгольме Райт бы уже тренером команды восьмёрок, которая не смогла выиграть призовую медаль. Его сын, Джозеф Райт, также стал гребцом и участвовал в летних Олимпийских играх 1928 в Амстердаме, где выиграл серебряную медаль. (ru)
  • Joseph Walter Harris Wright (14 January 1864 – 18 October 1950) was a famed Canadian rower, municipal politician, and all-round athlete who had success in a variety of sports in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. As rowing competitor and coach Wright had more than a 130 titles to his credit in numerous rowing classes, including taking the U.S. National Fours and Pairs titles in 1895. He competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics and 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1904 he was a member of the Canadian boat which won the silver medal in the eights. Four years later he won the bronze medal in the same class. Finally, at the 1912 Summer Olympics he was a coach of the Canadian eights crew. Off the water Wright was an accomplished athlete in track and field, sprint, and billiards. He claimed amateur titles in both wrestling and boxing and set throw records in shot put and hammer throw. He also served as coach-captain of the Toronto Argonauts rugby-football team, an adjunct of the rowing club, in the 1890s. He was elected to Toronto City Council in 1928, and served three terms before being defeated in the 1931 election. His son Joseph Wright, Jr. won a silver medal in the double sculls competition at the 1928 Summer Olympics. (en)
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  • Joseph Walter Harris Wright (14 January 1864 – 18 October 1950) was a famed Canadian rower, municipal politician, and all-round athlete who had success in a variety of sports in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Off the water Wright was an accomplished athlete in track and field, sprint, and billiards. He claimed amateur titles in both wrestling and boxing and set throw records in shot put and hammer throw. He also served as coach-captain of the Toronto Argonauts rugby-football team, an adjunct of the rowing club, in the 1890s. (en)
  • Wright partecipò ai Giochi olimpici di Saint Louis 1904 e di Londra 1908 con la squadra Argonaut Rowing Club di Toronto nelle gare di otto. Alle Olimpiadi americane la sua squadra conquistò la medaglia d'argentomentre in quelle londinesi ottenne la medaglia di bronzo. Ai Giochi di Stoccolma 1912 fu l'allenatore della squadra canadese di otto. Oltre al canottaggio, Wright si dedicò anche all'atletica leggera ed ottenne premi nel pugilato e nella lotta. Negli anni '90 del XIX secolo fu allenatore dei Toronto Argonauts. Nel 1928 fu eletto al consiglio cittadino della città di Toronto. (it)
  • Джозеф Уолтер Харрис Райт (англ. Joseph Walter Harris Wright; 14 января 1864, Вилланова — 28 октября 1950, Торонто) — канадский гребец, призёр летних Олимпийских игр. На летних Олимпийских Играх 1904 в Сент-Луисе Райт участвовал только в соревнованиях восьмёрок. Его команда заняла второе место и выиграла серебряные медали. На Играх 1908 в Лондоне он снова входил в экипаж восьмёрок, который выиграл четвертьфинал, но проиграл полуфинал будущим чемпионам из Великобритании и разделил в итоге третье место, получив бронзовые награды. (ru)
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