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John van Dyke

Full name: John Lawrence van Dyke
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: December 18, 1935 in Ogden, Utah, United States
Affiliations: Potomac BC, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

John van Dyke raced flatwater kayaks. He competed for the United States at the 1972 Olympics and the 1966 and 1970 World Championships. Van Dyke also competed at the 1967 Pan American Games when canoeing was only a demonstration sport, but he won the K-2 1,000 metres and K-2 10K events, placing second in K-4. He was US Champion in K-1 in 1965 and 1967, in K-2 in 1967, with [Pete Weigand], and in 1965-66 in K-4 with the Potomac Boat Club. Van Dyke graduated from George Washington University in 1962 and later earned a masters’ degree there in 1969, and a PhD in 1972. He worked as a research psychologist.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 36 München Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres United States USA 4 h2 r2/4

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1972 Summer 36 München Canoeing United States USA Repêchage Heat Two 1972-09-07
1972 Summer 36 München Canoeing United States USA Round One Heat One 1972-09-05
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