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Robert Espeseth, Jr.

Full name: Robert Douglas Espeseth, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: October 25, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Robert Espeseth rowed for the University of Wisconsin, graduating in 1975 with a degree in public administration. He obtained an MBA from the University of Illinois in 1983. Espeseth competed at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics in coxed pairs, willing a bronze medal in 1984. He also competed four times at the World Championships, in 1979, 1983, and 1986-87, winning a gold medal in coxless fours in 1986 and a bronze medal in the same event in 1987. Espeseth later became the rowing coach at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a member of the University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame, the University of Wisconsin Rowing Hall of Fame, and the US Rowing Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 3 Bronze
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 11

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Kevin Still Final Round A Final 7:12.81
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Kevin Still Round One Repêchage Heat One 7:22.88
1984 Summer 30 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Kevin Still Round One Heat One 7:17.80
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Rowing United States USA Jon Fish Final Round B Final 7:24.18
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Rowing United States USA Jon Fish Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:07.05
1988 Summer 34 Seoul Rowing United States USA Jon Fish Round One Heat Two 7:17.36
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