Hamish McLachlan (rower)

Australian rower

Hamish McLachlan (27 July 1967 – 21 December 2020) was an Australian rower.[1] He competed at the rowing event at the 1988 Summer Olympics, finishing fifth.[2] He later worked in the stock market in Australia.

In 2004, McLachlan went to jail for nine years for stock market fraud.[3]

McLachlan died on 21 December 2020 at the age of 53.[4]


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  3. "Former Olympic rower jailed for stock market fraud". ABC News. Retrieved 22 December 2020.
  4. "Vale Hamish McLachlan". Rowing Australia. 22 December 2020. Retrieved 23 December 2020.[permanent dead link]