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|- | style="text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" | Silver medal – second place|| style="text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" | 1908 London || style="text-align:center;vertical-align:middle;" | Coxless pair Philip Verdon (22 February 1886 – 18 June 1960) was a British rower who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.

Verdon was born in Brixton, London. He was educated at Westminster School London and then at Jesus College, Cambridge. He was the strokeman in the coxless pair with George Fairbairn which won the silver medal for Great Britain rowing at the 1908 Summer Olympics.[1]

In later life he became a consultant ophthalmologist and served in the Indian Medical Service.[citation needed]


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