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Gary Piantedosi

Full name: Gary Gennaro Piantedosi
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (197 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: December 9, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Vesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing


Gary Piantedosi rowed at MIT, where he trained as a mechanical engineer. His college crews finished second in 1973-75 at both the Eastern Sprints and the IRAs (Intercollegiate Rowing Association). Piantedosi was a spare for the US team at the 1974 World Championships and raced at the 1975 Pan American Games, placing fourth in the coxless pairs. Piantedosi stopped competing in major events after the 1976 Olympics, but continued to row in masters events and open ocean events. He stayed in the sport, designing and manufacturing equipment for rowing. He founded, a division of Alden, and became the general manager of Alden Rowing.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 8

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Rowing United States USA Final Round B Final 6:43.06
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat One 6:03.79
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:15.07
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