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Chris Barlow

Full name: Neil Christopher "Chris" Barlow
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: December 12, 1961 in [unknown], Oxfordshire, Great Britain
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Chris Barlow paddled for the US at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He was a three-time medalist at the Pan American Games, winning bronze medals in the K-4 1,000 and K-4 500 at the 1991 Pan Ams, and a silver in K-4 1,000 in 1995. A native of Wales, Barlow studied at the University of London, and then came to the US, immigrating with his wife. At the time of the 1992 Olympics Barlow worked at Sea World in California training killer whales, a job he got from the US Olympic Job Opportunities Program.

In 1996 Barlow turned to coaching, starting the San Diego Canoe Kayak Team (SDCKT). He coached the US Junior team at the 2009 and 2011 World Junior Championships, and has coached at the Olympic Training Centre in Chula Vista, California. However, he continued to race in surf ski races and flatwater sprint kayaking.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres United States USA 9

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Canoeing United States USA Final Round 1992-08-08
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Canoeing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 1992-08-06
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Canoeing United States USA Round One Heat Three 1992-08-04
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