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Sid Jelinek

Full name: Sidney Carter "Sid" Jelinek
Gender: Male
Born: March 18, 1899 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: March 9, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Sid Jelinek got his start rowing on the lightweight crew for Penn in 1920. By the following year he had moved up to the big boat and sat in the seventh seat on their eight for three years. He also played on the Penn water polo team. At the 1924 Olympic Trials, the Penn eight failed to defeat Yale for the Olympic berth, but Jelinek made the team in the fours with, rowing for the Bachelor’s Barge Club. Jelinek later became an architect in his hometown of Philadelphia.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 25 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Fours United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1924 Summer 25 Paris Rowing United States USA Final Round at two metres
1924 Summer 25 Paris Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 7:19.0
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