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Zeke Sanborn

Full name: Alden Reamer "Zeke" Sanborn
Nickname(s): Al
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: May 22, 1899 in Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 1, 1991 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: US Naval Academy, Annapolis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Al Sanborn started at Beloit College but earned an appointment to the Naval Academy in 1918. He was the strongest man on the 1920 Navy eight, and sat in the "engine room" at number five. Graduating in 1922, Sanborn earned an M.S. degree from MIT in 1928 in engineering, but remained a career naval officer, retiring in 1951 as a captain. He then worked as a sales engineer for the Wright Aeronautical Corp.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Final 6:05.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:24.0
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:24.0