Brad Alan Lewis

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Brad Alan Lewis
Personal information
Full nameBradley Alan Lewis
BornNovember 9, 1954 (1954-11-09) (age 67)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Brad Alan Lewis (born November 9, 1954 in Los Angeles, California) is an American competition rower and an Olympic Games gold medalist.[1]


Lewis qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic team but did not compete due to the U.S. Olympic Committee's boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia. He was one of 461 athletes to receive a Congressional Gold Medal many years later.[2] He and his rowing partner Paul Enquist won the gold medal in the double sculls at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. They were the first American rowing crew to win a gold medal in any event since 1964.[3] He also writes books, including an account of his 13-year Olympic gold medal effort: OLYMPIAN.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Bradley Lewis". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved May 24, 2015.
  2. ^ Caroccioli, Tom; Caroccioli, Jerry. Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. Highland Park, IL: New Chapter Press. pp. 243–253. ISBN 978-0942257403.
  3. ^ Phillips, Angus, 1990-10-30, The Confessed Grinder Lets Us In on a Scull Session, The Washington Post.

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