You Are Here > > > Terry Kent

Terry Kent

Full name: Olney Brown "Terry" Kent, III
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: August 8, 1962 in Rochester, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Terry Kent competed at the 1984, 1988, and 1992 Olympics, always in kayak doubles or fours, and competed at six World Championships. In 1991 Kent won five titles at the US Nationals, and in his career, won 22 medals at US Olympic Festivals. Kent attended Cornell, where he was an All-Ivy League wrestler. he later earned an MS degree from Stanford in operations research.

After ending his competitive career Terry Kent worked as Executive Director for USA Canoe/Kayak from 1996-2000. He worked for the US Olympic Committee as director of sports partnerships from 2000-02, and was then director of operations at the Lake Placid Resort from 2002-04. Kent became Executive Director of the US Bobsled & Skeleton Federation in 2004, holding that position until 2007. During his time in Lake Placid he was also a talk show host for one year on Adirondack TV 33. From 2007-09 he worked as sales director for Swift Canoe & Kayak. In 2009 Kent became development officer at his alma mater, Cornell.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres United States USA 4 h1 r3/4
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres United States USA 4
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres United States USA 8
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres United States USA 5 h1 r3/4
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres United States USA 9

Men's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA David Halpern Semi-Finals Heat One 1984-08-08
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA David Halpern Repêchage Heat Two 1984-08-06
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA David Halpern Round One Heat Two 1984-08-06
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing United States USA Terry White Final Round 1988-09-30
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing United States USA Terry White Semi-Finals Heat Two 1988-09-28
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing United States USA Terry White Round One Heat Three 1988-09-26

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA Terry White Final Round 1984-08-11
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA Terry White Semi-Finals Heat Three 1984-08-09
1984 Summer 21 Los Angeles Canoeing United States USA Terry White Round One Heat One 1984-08-07

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 1988-09-29
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Canoeing United States USA Round One Heat Two 1988-09-27
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Canoeing United States USA Final Round 1992-08-08
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Canoeing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 1992-08-06
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Canoeing United States USA Round One Heat Three 1992-08-04
id: 11,112