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Dick Lyon

Full name: Richard Avery "Dick" Lyon
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: September 7, 1939 in San Fernando, California, United States
Affiliations: Lake Washington RC, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

A Stanford graduate, class of 1961, Dick Lyon rowed for the United States in two Olympic Games. In 1964 he had the two-oar for the Lake Washington RC four that took a bronze medal in Tokyo. In 1966 Lyon rowed for both a national and a world champion in that same event. In 1972 he again qualified for the Olympic team, this time in the coxIess pairs with Larry Hough, but they failed to make the finals. Lyon was a mechanical engineering major at Stanford, and makes his living as an engineer. He used those talents to help design the ergometer testing technique which is used by all major crews to help test the efficiency of their rowers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 32 München Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs United States USA 9

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1972 Summer 32 München Rowing United States USA Larry Hough B Final 7:38.64
1972 Summer 32 München Rowing United States USA Larry Hough Semi-Finals Heat One 7:50.26
1972 Summer 32 München Rowing United States USA Larry Hough Round One Repêchage Heat One 7:37.34
1972 Summer 32 München Rowing United States USA Larry Hough Round One Heat Two 7:33.16

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Final 7:01.37
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 6:38.93
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:56.40
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