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Fred Borchelt

Full name: Earl Frederick "Fred" Borchelt
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: June 12, 1954 in Staten Island, New York, United States
Affiliations: CRASH-B
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Fred Borchelt rowed for the United States at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics, winning a silver medal in the eights at the Los Angeles Olympics. He first competed internationally at the 1971 and 1972 Junior World Championships in the coxless pairs, but Borchelt later appeared in seven senior World Championships, from 1975-83. He earned three World medals, silver in coxed fours in 1981, and bronzes in 1982 coxed fours and 1979 coxed pairs. Borchelt rowed for Rutgers University, graduating in 1976 with a degree in ceramics engineering. He later rowed for the Potomac Boat Club. Borchelt became a high school science and physics teacher and crew coach near Worcester, Massachusetts.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 11
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing United States USA Final Round B Final 6:54.92
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:14.87
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:36.52

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Final Round 5:41.74
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 5:51.95
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