Two pairs of brothers competed in the M8+ final: Ian & David Turner (USA) won
the gold medal and Harald & Thorstein Krakenes (NOR) won the bronze medal.
Olaf Tufte (NOR) - M2X silver medal OG Sydney 2000
M1X gold medal WRC 2001 + WRC 2003
M1X Olympic champion OG Athens 2004 + OG Beijing
Derek Porter (CAN) - M8+ silver medal WRC 1990 + 1991
M8+ gold medal OG Barcelona 1992
M1X gold medal WRC 1993
M1X silver medal OG Atlanta 1996
M1X bronze medal WRC 1999
Olaf Tufte won the M1X event at OG Athens 2004 and OG Beijing 2008, he also was M1X World Champion 2001 and 2003
Derek Porter gained a gold medal in the Canadian M8+ at OG Barcelona 1992 and a silver medal in the M1X final at OG Atlanta 1996, furthermore he was M1X World Champion 1993
with golden Olympic rings
MI SS 45
YV BF 6A
The miniature sheet with black
overprint was not valid for postage.
The design shows a sweep oar
race whereas Frank & Alf Hansen
(NOR) won the M2X gold medal.