Betsy Beard

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Betsy Beard
Personal information
Birth name Elizabeth Ann Beard
Born September 16, 1961 (1961-09-16) (age 55)[1]
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height 155 cm (5 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight 42 kg (93 lb)[1]

Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Beard (born September 16, 1961) is a former American competitive coxswain and Olympic gold medalist.

Beard was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1961.[1] She was a member of the American women's eight team that won the gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.[1] She was the cox for the American women's eight at World Rowing Championships in 1985, 1986, and 1987, and the team came fourth at the first two competitions, and won silver in 1987.[2][3][4] At the 1988 Summer Olympics, she came sixth with the women's eight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Betsy Beard". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "(W8+) Women's Eight - Final". FISA. Retrieved December 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "(W8+) Women's Eight - Final". FISA. Retrieved December 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ "(W8+) Women's Eight - Final". FISA. Retrieved December 6, 2016.