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Leander

(lēăn`dər): see herohero,
in Greek religion, famous person, who after his death, was worshiped as quasi-divine. The heroes might be actual great men and women, real or imaginary ancestors, or "faded" gods and goddesses (i.e., ancient gods who for some reason were demoted to human status).
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, in Greek mythology.

Leander

swims the mile-wide Hellespont every night to court Hero. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 432]
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The 2011 world bronze medallist paid tribute to those at Leander - whose rowers have won 123 Olympic medals in its history - for helping her to success, and a spot on their honours board.
Founded in 1818, Leander Club's first Olympic medal came in 1908 and rowers from the Henleybased club have gone on to win 111 in the past 108 years.
Following peace, Ewart Horsfall went back to Oxford and was part of the Leander eight which took silver in the 1920 Olympics in Antwerp.
Leander Paes (tennis) and Pullela Gopichand (badminton).
Leander Paes, an absolute superstar of Indian sport, the first Indian to get an individual medal at the Olympics for India in 40 years, and winner of 14 grand slam titles, and runner up in as many, someone who NDTV recently named as among the 20 Greatest Global Indians ever, and who has just received a Padma Bhushan for his exemplary service to the country, was present at the event.
Bangalore: Veteran Leander Paes led from the front as India seized a decisive 3-0 lead over Indonesia yesterday to avoid relegation in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania tie.
Detectives want to speak to anyone who was in the Leander Drive area between the relevant times and who may have seen any suspicious people or vehicles in the street.