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Gail Ricketson

Full name: Gail Susan Ricketson
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 12, 1953 in Plattsburgh, New York, United States
Affiliations: College Boat Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Both a sculler and sweeper, Gail Ricketson also skiied while at the University of New Hampshire, making the All-East Ski Team. She won three national championships – two U.S. and one West German – and was a winner at the 1978 National Sports Festival. Although she went to the 1980 Olympic Trials, it was as a sculler and she failed to be selected for the team. Ricketson rowed for the College Boat Club in Philadelphia and is a sculling coach at that club as well as the assistant women’s crew coach at Penn. She has worked as a medical lab technician, using her undergraduate degree in microbiology

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing United States USA Final 3:38.68
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 3:05.52