Mark Norelius

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMark Alyn•Norelius
Used nameMark•Norelius
Born10 June 1952 in Seattle, Washington (USA)
Measurements196 cm / 93 kg
AffiliationsUS Air Force, (USA)
NOC United States


Mark Norelius rowed for the University of Washington, graduating in 1974. He then joined the US Air Force as a fighter pilot. Norelius won a gold medal at the 1974 World Championships in the eight. That year his boat also won the US and Canadian titles. After serving in the Air Force, Norelius became a pilot for Delta Air Lines based in Seattle, and later for Northwest Airlines. His sister, Kristine Norelius, rowed at the 1984 Olympics and won a gold medal in the eights.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Mark Norelius
Eights, Men (Olympic) United States 9

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