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Gordy Adam

Full name: Gordon Belgum "Gordy" Adam
Gender: Male
Born: May 26, 1915 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: March 27, 1992 in Laguna Hills, California, United States
Affiliations: Washington Huskies, Seattle (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Gordon Adam attended the University of Washington where he rowed crew all four years. He rowed on the freshman eights in 1935, which won the Pacific Coast and National Championships. In 1936 and 1937, the varsity eights took the same titles for varsity crews and, in 1936, this same crew took the gold medal at Berlin. Adam graduated in 1938, captaining the Huskie crew team in his last year. He went on to work with the Boeing Company for 38 years, working on B-17s, B-29s, the 707, and 727s.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:25.4
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:00.8
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