Al Ulbrickson

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Olympic medal record
Men's Rowing
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki coxed fours

Alvin "Al" Edmund Ulbrickson, Jr (October 10, 1930 – July 6, 2012) was an American rower who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics.

Ulbrickson was born in Seattle, and was the son of the famed University of Washington rowing coach of the same name, Al Ulbrickson.[1]

In 1952 he was a crew member of the American boat which won the bronze medal in the coxed fours event.

After two years in the Army, Ulbrickson returned to the University of Washington and served as the assistant dean of men. He later as vice president of student affairs.[2]

Ulbrickson died in 2012 from lung cancer.[2]


  1. ^ Daves, Jim; Porter, W. Thomas (2001). The Glory of Washington. Sports Publishing LLC. p. 95. ISBN 1-58261-221-8. 
  2. ^ a b Panzar, Javier (July 20, 2012), "Alvin Ulbrickson Jr., Olympic rower and UW administrator, dies at 81", Seattle Times 

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