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John Matthews

Full name: John Albert Matthews
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
Born: September 30, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas, United States
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

John Matthews won a gold medal at the 1975 Pan American Games in the coxed pairs, also competing that year at the World Championships in the same boat. Matthews attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, graduating as a civil engineer in 1974. He later worked at WPI for almost 20 years before moving to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he was in charge of design and construction management as the assistant director for campus projects. Matthews continued to compete in masters rowing into his 60s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs United States USA 11

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Rowing United States USA Darrell Vreugdenhil Final Round B Final 8:15.65
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Rowing United States USA Darrell Vreugdenhil Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:24.78
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Rowing United States USA Darrell Vreugdenhil Round One Heat One 7:49.00
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