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Gardner Cadwalader

Full name: Aspinwall Gardner Cadwalader
Nickname(s): The Big Yank
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: July 29, 1948 in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Gardner Cadwalader attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1971, where he stroked the varsity eight as a junior and senior. Cadwalader won a gold medal at the 1967 Pan American Games with the coxed pairs. After Penn Cadwalader studied at St. John’s College at Cambridge, England, and rowed in The Boat Race against Oxford. Known as “The Big Yank,” he helped lead Cambridge to victory over Oxford in 1972. After Cambridge, Cadwalader returned to Penn and received his masters’ degree in architecture. He worked for 20 years as an architect with Francis Cauffman Wilkinson & Pepper, and the later became a stockbroker with Dean Witter in Philadelphia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 5

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:51.41
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:54.22
1968 Summer 20 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 7:21.39
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