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Mike Yonker

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMichael Alan "Mike"•Yonker
Used nameMike•Yonker
Born12 November 1940 in Seattle, Washington (USA)
Measurements190 cm / 88 kg
AffiliationsLake Washington RC, Seattle (USA)
NOC United States


Mike Yonker rowed for the University of Washington and later represented the Lake Washington Rowing Club. Yonker won a gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games in coxed fours. His Lake Washington RC four won the title at the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen (NAAO) meet in 1959-62, which qualified them for the 1959 Pan Ams and 1960 Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Mike Yonker
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) United States 4 h2 r3/4

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