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Richard Abrahamson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRichard Neal•Abrahamson
Used nameRichard•Abrahamson
Born21 October 1947 in McMinnville, Oregon (USA)
Measurements190 cm / 88 kg
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Richard Abrahamson played basketball at the University of Oregon, captaining the team in his senior year. He then joined the US Army, serving as a first lieutenant in the 2nd Infantry, 8th Army in Korea. Abrahamson later was an insurance agent, working with Fullerton Insurance Agency and Brown & Brown Northwest in Portland, Oregon. His specialty was risk management strategies with a special emphasis on the construction industry.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Handball USA Richard Abrahamson
Handball, Men (Olympic) United States 14
1976 Summer Olympics Handball USA Richard Abrahamson
Handball, Men (Olympic) United States 10