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Kent Mitchell

Full name: Henry Kent Mitchell, II
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 112 lbs (51 kg)
Born: March 29, 1939 in Albany, New York, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

One of only three Americans to cox two crews to Olympic medals, Kent Mitchell earned that first medal while a student at Stanford. He returned to the Olympics in 1964 while a law student at Cal/ Berkeley and again coxed the Stanford Crew Association pair to a medal – this time gold. In non-Olympic years, Mitchell also won two national championships, in 1961 and 1962, both in the pairs with. In 1960 his oarsmen were Conn Findlay and Dick Draeger but Ed Ferry replaced Draeger for the other championships. Mitchell graduated from law school in 1964 and later practiced law with his own firm.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing United States USA Conn Findlay Final Round 7:34.58
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing United States USA Conn Findlay Round One Repêchage Heat One 7:39.00
1960 Summer 21 Roma Rowing United States USA Conn Findlay Round One Heat One 7:39.50
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Ed Ferry Final Round A Final 8:21.23
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Ed Ferry Round One Heat One 7:53.17
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