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Keir Pearson

Full name: Keir John Pearson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: December 15, 1966 in San Francisco, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Keir Pearson rowed quad sculls at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and at the 1991 World Championships. He had also rowed an eight for the USA at the 1984 World Junior Championships. Pearson rowed in college at Harvard.

After college Pearson became a filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known as the joint screenwriter (with Terry George) for the 2004 film “Hotel Rwanda.” For that film, Pearson and George were nominated for an Academy Award for best screenplay, as well winning that screenplay awards given by the Irish Film and Television Association, and the Humanitas Awards. The film was also nominated for screenplay awards by BAFTA, the American Screenwriters Association, and the Online Film Television Association. Pearson later wrote the screenplay for the 2013 film “Chávez,” about American labor leader César Chávez, founder of the United Farm Workers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Rowing Men's Quadruple Sculls United States USA 8

Men's Quadruple Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Final Round B Final 5:55.06
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 5:52.48
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 5:56.98
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Three 5:49.28
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