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Kelly Rickon

Full name: Kelly Anne Rickon (-Mitchell)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: October 27, 1959 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Mission Bay Rowing Association, San Diego (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Cousin of Lynn Silliman.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Kelly Rickon began rowing at the ZLAC Rowing Club, the oldest women’s rowing club in the United States, first formed in 1892. Rickon coxed the quad sculls for the US at the 1979 and 1983 World Championships as well as winning a silver medal in quad sculls in 1984. Rickon was also a member of the ill-fated 1980 US Olympic team. Prior to moving up to the coxswain seat, Rickon had pulled an oar competitively. Rickon eventually worked for Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego as university advancement development officer.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Women's Coxed Quadruple Sculls United States USA 2 Silver

Women's Coxed Quadruple Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Final Round 3:15.57
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 3:14.68
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