Full name: Richard Bayard Kennelly, Jr.
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: United States
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Richard Kennelly rowed in prep school at St. Paulâs 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 mastersâ 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.
|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|
|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|
|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|