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Tim Mickelson

Full name: Timothy Carl "Tim" Mickelson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: November 12, 1948 in Madison, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Tim Mickelson was the first Olympic oarsman to have come out of the [University of Wisconsin], as the school would send a rower to the Olympics at each from 1968 through 2004 (in 1968 Stewart MacDonald was an Olympic coxswain). Mickelson graduated from there in 1971, having also walked on briefly the the football team, and then joined the Army, doing his club rowing for the [Potomac BC] in 1972 when he represented the United States in the Olympics. He continued to row and won a gold medal in the eights at the 1975 Pan American Games and at the 1974 World Championships. Mickelson graduated from Wisconsin with an engineering degree and later became a vice-president of Mortara Instruments, a cardiac care company. He also coached the Milwaukee Rowing Club in his spare time.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Final 6:11.61
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:27.53
1972 Summer 23 München Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:06.01
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