|Full name||Earl Frederick Borchelt|
|Born||June 12, 1954|
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Earl Frederick Borchelt (born June 12, 1954 in Staten Island, New York) is an American former competitive rower and Olympic silver medalist. He was a member of the American men's eights team that won the silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. Borchelt also participated in the men's coxed fours at the 1976 Summer Olympics and placed 11th overall. In 2007, Borchelt was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest award given to civilians by the U.S. legislative branch. The entire American team that was supposed to compete at the 1980 Summer Olympics were awarded the medals because of the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott.
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- "Congress awards 1980 U.S. Olympians Congressional Gold Medals". (The Associated Press). ESPN. December 17, 2007. Archived from the original on June 3, 2011. Retrieved June 3, 2011.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Fred Borchelt". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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