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Joe Amlong

Full name: Joseph Brian "Joe" Amlong
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: December 17, 1936 in Haines, Alaska, United States
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Tom Amlong.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Joe Amlong came from a military family and began rowing in Belgium while his father was stationed there. He attended West Point, graduating in 1961. His rowing was done mainly in the company of his brother, [Tom], and together they helped win the 1961 Canadian fours, finished second as a pair at Henley in 1963, and won the 1964 U.S. pair championship. Joe Amlong joined the Vesper BC in 1960 and was a member of the crew which won the U.S. eights in 1964 and then upset the favored Germans at Tokyo. He later spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a captain.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:18.23
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Two 6:01.47
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 5:54.30
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