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Bill Maher

Full name: William Patrick "Bill" Maher
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: June 25, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Detroit Boat Club, Detroit (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Bill Maher rowed internationally for various US boats from 1965-69. In 1965 Maher won the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen (NAAO) title in single sculls and competed at the European Championships, where he finished 11th. In 1966 he competed at the coxed fours at the World Championships, placing sixth. He was national single sculls champion again in 1967, and finished sixth at the Europeans. Maher rowed double sculls at the 1968 Olympics, where he and [John Nunn] won a bronze medal. Maher again won the singles sculls title at the NAAO meet in 1969, and placed ninth at the European Championships. Maher rowed for the Detroit Boat Club initially. He attended college at Northeastern, graduating in 1968. After college Maher joined the US Army and rowed for Vesper Boat Club.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Rowing Men's Double Sculls United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA John Nunn Final Round A Final 6:54.21
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA John Nunn Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:10.05
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Rowing United States USA John Nunn Round One Heat One 6:56.96
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