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Doug Burden

Full name: William Douglas "Doug" Burden
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: July 29, 1965 in Rutland, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: Potomac BC, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Grandson of Harald Paumgarten.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Doug Burden rowed at Princeton, captaining the crew squad in his senior year. He later obtained an MBA from IESE in Barcelona. Burden rowed on three Olympic teams, winning a bronze medal in the eight in 1988 and a silver in the four in 1992. He also rowed at the 1986 and 1990 Goodwill Games, winning a silver medal in the four in 1986. Burden competed at five World Championships (1986-87, 1989-91), highlighted by winning gold in the eight at the 1987 Worlds. He also won a 1986 World bronze in the four.

Burden became a financial advisor, later working as a vice-president at Fiduciary Trust Company in Boston. While he was rowing, he worked with the Student Loan Marketing Association from 1991-93. Burden was inducted into the US Rowing Hall of Fame in 1998.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 2 Silver
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 5

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 5:56.68
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 5:58.87
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:00.93

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 5:48.26
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:35.63
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 5:39.26
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 5:48.45
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 5:44.87
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