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Kurt Seiffert

Full name: Armin Kurt Seiffert
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: December 21, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Lake Washington RC, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Kurt Seiffert coxed the Stanford crews from 1955 until 1957. After graduation he took a few years off from school and was a cox for the Lake Washington RC. He called cadence for U.S. boats at both the 1956 and 1960 Olympics and in 1956 he coxed his oarsmen, Conn Findlay and Dan Ayrault, to a gold medal. In 1960 he was with the fours with shell that did not reach the finals. After the 1960 Olympics, Seiffert returned to school and earned an M.D. from Michigan in 1964. After 1968 he practiced as a neurologist.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 1 Gold
1960 Summer 24 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 4 h2 r3/4

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Rowing United States USA Dan Ayrault Final Round 8:26.1
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Rowing United States USA Dan Ayrault Semi-Finals Heat Two 9:25.1
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Rowing United States USA Dan Ayrault Round One Heat Two 7:42.8

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 24 Roma Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:06.25
1960 Summer 24 Roma Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Three 6:49.78
1960 Summer 24 Roma Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 6:49.62
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