Olympic Gold for Batesie!

Hey all. Just wanted to give you a little update about the Bates Olympian (see blog below). Bates graduate Andrew Byrnes (’05) won a gold medal yesterday in the men’s eight rowing event. Byrnes and his 7 teammates beat out Great Britain (Silver medal) and the U.S. (Bronze) to capture the gold medal for Team Canada. Below is a picture of Byrnes and his teammates after winning gold. The picture and a full article on Byrnes’ athletic achievements at both the olympics and at Bates can be found here.

Congratulations to Andrew and all of Team Canada!

(Byrnes is on the far left) 


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