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Buddy Friedrichs

Full name: George Shelby "Buddy" Friedrichs, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: February 15, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 20, 1991 in Metairie, Louisiana, United States
Affiliations: Southern Yacht Club, New Orleans (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Buddy Friedrichs attended Tulane and sailed for the Southern Yacht Club in his native New Orleans. He won his first Southern Yacht Club competition in 1964 and was North American champion in the Dragon class from 1965-67, Canadian champion in 1965, European Champion in 1966, and World Champion in 1967, winning the King Constantine Trophy for the Dragon Class in Toronto. He won a fourth North American Dragon title in 1970, after his Olympic appearance. In 1964 Friedrichs won the Clifford Mallory Trophy, given to the top sailor in the United States.

His career was in investment banking, with Howard, Weil, Labouisse, Friedrichs, Inc., a firm his father had founded. Friedrichs was a member of the Southern and New York Yacht Clubs, the Tulane T Club, was on the board of the Green Wave Club, and was elected a member of the Tulane Sports Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat United States USA 1 Gold

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Final Standings 1968-10-14 6.0 17.7
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race One 1968-10-14 3.0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Two 1968-10-15 11.7
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Three 1968-10-16 0.0 2-10:27
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Four 1968-10-17 0.0 2-30:44
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Five 1968-10-19 3.0
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Six 1968-10-20 0.0 2-55:01
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Sailing United States USA Race Seven 1968-10-21 0.0 1-51:58
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