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Nelson Kuhn

Full name: Nelson Kuhn
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: July 7, 1937 in Whitemouth, Manitoba, Canada
Affiliations: UBC Thunderbirds, Vancouver (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Manitoba native Nelson Kuhn moved to Vernon, British Columbia as a youth and eventually entered the University of British Columbia, where he joined the school’s rowing team. His only major international appearance came at the 1960 Summer Olympics, where he won silver in the coxed eights alongside [David Anderson], [Donald Arnold], [Sohen Biln], [Walter D'Hondt], [John Lecky], [Archie MacKinnon], [Bill McKerlich], and [Glen Mervyn]. He has been inducted into the British Columbia (1977) and University of British Columbia (2012) Sports Halls of Fame with his silver medal-winning crew.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Canada CAN 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 23 Roma Rowing Canada CAN Final Round 6:01.52
1960 Summer 23 Roma Rowing Canada CAN Round One Heat Three 6:03.18
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