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Alan Whitney

Full name: Alan Lawrence Whitney
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: October 23, 1946 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Washington Canoe Club, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Alan Whitney was US Champion in K-2 10K and K-1 1,000 metres in 1971, also winning the North American title that year in K-2 1,000 metres. Whitney graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1969 with a degree in zoology, while studying pre-med, and competed at the 1972 Olympics while he was in medical school at the University of Maryland. Whitney later did a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and became an orthopaedist, practicing in Coos Bay, Oregon, with the South Coast Orthopaedic Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres United States USA 6 h1 r3/4

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing United States USA Jack Brosius Semi-Finals Heat One 1972-09-08
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing United States USA Jack Brosius Repêchage Heat Two 1972-09-07
1972 Summer 25 München Canoeing United States USA Jack Brosius Round One Heat Two 1972-09-05
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