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Richard Kennelly, Jr.

Full name: Richard Bayard Kennelly, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: July 4, 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Virginia Cavaliers, Charlottesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Richard Kennelly rowed in prep school at St. Paul’s in New Hampshire, and then in college at Harvard, graduating in 1987 with a degree in English and American literature. Kennelly represented the USA internationally at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, winning a silver medal in the four in 1988. He also competed in the four at the 1989 and 1991 World Championships, winning a silver medal in 1989.

Kennelly later returned to school at the University of Virginia from 1991-95, where he obtained dual degrees with a masters’ in environmental planning and a law degree. From 1997-2002 he worked for the Conservation Law Foundation where he was project director in charge of energy. From 2003-07 he was a vice-president at Seahorse Power. He was with BigBelly Solar from 2003-12, where he served as a vice-president and director of marketing. In 2012 he became chief teambuilding officer at Team Concepts, Inc, a senior executive training program.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 2 Silver
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 4

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:05.53
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:07.71
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:03.67

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 5:33.18
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 5:37.11
1992 Summer 27 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 5:33.37
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