Taylor Ritzel United States

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

04 Sep 1988

Height

1.88m

Weight

90kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Top Performances

Sport Guides

ROWING

Taylor Ritzel competed in ROWING

Did you know?

  • There are 14 rowing events, all held over a 2000m course at Eton Dorney.
  • They vary from those between solo rowers up to those featuring crews of eights.
  • Some races involve sculling (rowing with an oar in each hand) while others are for sweep rowers (using just one oar).
  • All events begin with heats and there is a repechage round for boats that do not qualify automatically.
  • Rowing has produced at least one gold for Team GB in each of the last seven Olympics.

Results for Taylor Ritzel

Date Event Rank Mark
2 Aug Women's Eight Final, Final A 1 gold 6:10.59
29 Jul Women's Eight Heats, Heat 1 1 6:14.68

Head to Head

Taylor Ritzel vs Olivia Whitlam

Taylor Ritzel

Taylor Ritzel United States flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

6:10.59 Women's Eight

Height

1.88m (6'2")

Weight

90kg

Age

26

Olivia Whitlam

Olivia Whitlam Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

6:18.77 Women's Eight

Height

1.85m (6'1")

Weight

73kg

Age

28

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