Joe Sawyer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJoseph M. "Joe"•Sawyer
Used nameJoe•Sawyer
Born11 April 1966 in Denver, Colorado (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 93 kg
NOC United States

Biography

Joe Sawyer attended Denver East High School in Colorado, where he was team captain in football and swimming, and was All-City as a football linebacker, basketball guard, and freestyle swimmer. Sawyer then went to the University of Colorado where he played linebacker from 1984-86, and earned a degree in kinesiology. In 1991 he was runner-up at the US Push Championships, and he placed fourth as a driver at the 1992 US Olympic Trials, but made the team as a pusher.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) USA Joe Sawyer
Four, Men (Olympic) United States 1 9
1994 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) USA Joe Sawyer
Four, Men (Olympic) United States 1 15