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Steve Christiansen

Full name: Steven Erik "Steve" Christiansen
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: November 10, 1956 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Rutgers Scarlet Knights, New Brunswick (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing


Steve Christiansen started rowing at Rutgers University, but later attended the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1979 with a degree in international relations. He also competed for the College Boat Club in Philadelphia. Christiansen had only been rowing for two years when he made the 1976 Olympic team. He competed at the Pan American Games in 1979, winning a bronze medal in the coxed four, rowing in the same boat at the 1979 World Championships, where they placed fourth. Christiansen was named to the 1980 Olympic team that did not compete. He became an international banker, working in the 1980s with the American section of National Westminster Bank, a British bank.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 9

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Rowing United States USA Final Round B Final 6:11.07
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Two 5:48.60
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 5:42.05
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