2. Mahé Drysdale Medal record Mens Rowing Competitor for New Zealand Olympic GamesGold 2012 London Single ScullsBronze 2008 Beijing Single Sculls World ChampionshipsGold 2005 Gifu Single ScullsGold 2006 Eton Single ScullsGold 2007 Munich Single ScullsGold 2009 Poznan Single ScullsGold 2011 Bled Single ScullsSilver 2010 Karapiro Single Sculls
3. Mahe Drysdale won a gold medal in the mens single sculls rowing at the 2012 Olympic 2012London.Mahe Drysdale was the New Zealand flag bearer at the closing ceremony at the 2012 OlympicGames.
4. 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEGFpVlG gog&feature=player_detailpage
5.  Drysdale was officially selected as New Zealands Olympic heavyweight sculleron 7 March 2008. He was also chosen to carry the flag for New Zealand n duringthe parade of nations in the opening ceremony. Unfortunately for Drysdale, asevere gastrointestinal infection in the week before his final saw him off form andhe was only able to carry the bronze medal for the mens single scull. Clearlysuffering from his illness, after his race, Drysdale was carried by life raft and thenmoved to a waiting ambulance. He was also seen vomiting. He was, however, able tostand to be awarded his medallion.