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Bill Belden

Full name: William Thomas "Bill" Belden
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: January 5, 1949 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Undine Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Bill Belden rowed at LaSalle University and for Undine Barge Club in Philadelphia. Belden was a sculler who competed in singles and doubles, both heavyweights and lightweights. In addition to his 1976 Olympic appearance, he made the 1980 US Olympic team in single sculls. He competed at 10 World Championships between 1974-84, twice in heavyweight doubles in 1977 and 1979. In Lightweight World Championships, Belden won seven medals from 1974-82, with singles golds in 1974 and 1979, silvers in singles in 1980 and doubles in 1981-82, and bronzes in single sculls in 1975 and 1978. Belden’s career was as a banker, later becoming an investment counselor at PNC Bank in Pennsylvania.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing Men's Double Sculls United States USA 8

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing United States USA Lawrence Klecatsky Final Round B Final 7:16.59
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing United States USA Lawrence Klecatsky Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:33.88
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Rowing United States USA Lawrence Klecatsky Round One Heat Two 6:46.33
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