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Tom Southworth

Full name: Thomas Roy "Tom" Southworth
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: April 12, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: PCC, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Tom Southworth was a whitewater canoeist who competed for the Philadelphia Canoe Club and the Nantahala Racing Club. He raced at the World Championships in 1963, 1965, 1967, 1969, and 1971. From 1963-67 he competed mostly in canoe slalom singles, with a best finish of 11th at the 1965 Worlds. He later switched to canoe slalom doubles, which was his event at the 1972 Olympics. He was sixth in C-2 mixed at the 1969 and 1971 World Championships, winning a bronze medal in 1969 with the US team. Southworth graduated from Cornell University in 1966 with a degree in economics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 28 München Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom United States-1 USA 12

Men's Canadian Doubles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1972 Summer 28 München Canoeing United States-1 USA John Burton Final Standings 1972-08-30
1972 Summer 28 München Canoeing United States-1 USA John Burton Final Standings Run One 1972-08-30
1972 Summer 28 München Canoeing United States-1 USA John Burton Final Standings Run Two 1972-08-30
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