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Lester Cutler

Full name: Lester Edward Cutler
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: September 21, 1940 in Whittier, California, United States
Affiliations: Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa City (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Lester Cutler started out as a swimmer, competing at the University of Iowa. In 1960 he finished fifth at the US Olympic Trials in the 100 metre backstroke. He studied dentistry at Iowa but left that to study education and eventually became a teacher. He kept swimming, trying for the 1964 Olympic team, but did not make that team. In 1965 he switched to canoeing in kayaks, and in 1967, Cutler spent the summer in Sweden to learn techniques and training methods. He later became a high school teacher in Costa Mesa, California.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres United States USA 5 h2 r2/4

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Canoeing United States USA Repêchage Heat Two 1968-10-23
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Canoeing United States USA Round One Heat Two 1968-10-22
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