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Raoul Rodriguez, Jr.

Full name: Raoul Pablo Rodriguez, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: February 1, 1963 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Raoul Rodriguez was born to a Cuban-born refugee who taught his children to row at an early age. However, Raoul, Jr. was also a top football player and played offensive guard for Tulane University. He took up rowing again near the end of his college career, and competed for the United States at the 1988 Olympics, the 1986-87 and 1989 World Championships, the 1990 Goodwill Games, and 1991 Pan American Games. Rodriguez won silver medals in the four at the 1988 Olympics, 1989 Worlds, and 1991 Pan Ams, adding silver in the eight at the 1990 Goodwill Games.

Rodriguez later earned an MBA degree from Tulane. He then worked as a stock options and futures trader, in Chicago, London, and New York. In the mid-2000s he also returned to masters rowing, sometimes competing in mixed events alongside his wife, Meg.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing Men's Coxless Fours United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:05.53
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 6:07.71
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:03.67
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