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Mads Rasmussen

  • Sport: Olympic Rowing
  • Nation: Denmark
  • Discipline: Men's Lightweight Double Sculls
  • Notes: Born Nov. 11, 1981. ... 6-foot, 152 pounds. ... Will team with Rasmus Quist in Beijing as part of duo that's favored to win gold. ... Two-time defending world champion in the lightweight double sculls with Quist. ... Won gold with a time of 6 minutes, 24.21 seconds at the 2007 World Championships. ... Set world record with Quist in lightweight double sculls with a time of 6:10.02 at 2007 World Cup in Amsterdam. ... Won gold at all three World Cup events in '07 with Quist. ... Owns two gold, one silver and one bronze in world championship competitions with Quist. ... Finished fourth in the lightweight double sculls at the 2004 Athens Games with Quist, finishing 0.69 behind bronze medal-winning Greek team. ... Making second Olympic appearance.
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