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Rod Fitz-Randolph

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRoderick M. "Rod"•Fitz-Randolph, Jr.
Used nameRod•Fitz-Randolph
Born21 January 1959 in Starkville, Mississippi (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine
NOC United States

Biography

Rod Fitz-Randolph competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, but also made the 1980 US Olympic shooting team, which did not compete because of the US boycott of the Moskva Olympics. Fitz-Randolph won a silver medal in team air rifle at the 1986 World Championships. He competed at the 1979 and 1983 Pan American Games, winning four gold medals and a silver. His individual Pan Am medals were a gold in the 1983 small-bore rifle, English match; and a silver in the 1979 small-bore rifle, 3 positions.

After college at Tennessee Tech, Fitz-Randolph attended medical school at the University of South Florida. He did his internship at Jacksonville University Hospital in Florida, and then did an anaesthesia residency back at the University of South Florida (USF). Fitz-Randolph also did a fellowship at USF in regional anaesthesia. He became a board-certified anaesthesiologist and practiced in Florida. He has also been a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Shooting USA Rod Fitz-Randolph
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) =17

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