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Bryan Volpenhein
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Full name Bryan Daniel Volpenhein
Date of birth August 18, 1976 (1976-08-18) (age 33)
Place of birth Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Current position Rower
Previous Teams Ohio State Buckeyes
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 215 pounds (98 kg)
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  United States
Men's Rowing
Bronze 2008 Beijing Eights
Gold 2004 Athens Eights
World Championships
Gold 2005 Gifu Men's Eight
Silver 2003 Milan Men's Eight
Bronze 2002 Seville Men's Eight
Gold 1999 St. Catharine's Men's Eight
Gold 1998 Cologne Men's Eight
World Cup
Gold 2004 Lucerne Men's Four
Gold 2002 Lucerne Men's Eight

Bryan Volpenhein (born August 18, 1976) is an American rower. He is a three-time Olympian, having participated in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

Originally from Cincinnati, Volpenhein graduated from Kings High School in Kings Mills, Ohio and attended The Ohio State University, where he rowed for the The Ohio State University Crew Club. He graduated in 1994. Following the 2005 World Rowing Championships, he studied culinary arts at The Art Institute of Seattle. Volpenhein is the only two-time winner (in 2002 and 2004) of the USRowing Male Athlete of the Year award. In addition, he and his team were named "USATODAY.com's U.S. Olympic Athlete of the Week" following their gold medal win in 2004.[1] Volpenhein won bronze in the men's eight at the 2008 Olympics.[2]

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