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Lyn Ashton

Full name: Caroline Louise "Lyn" Ashton
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: November 29, 1951 in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Canoe Cruisers Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Lyn Ashton was a whitewater kayaker who competed for the Canoe Cruisers Association and won the 1972 US title to qualify for the Olympic team. She competed at the World Championships in 1971, 1973, and 1975, with a best individual finish of seventh in 1973. That year she helped the United States win the team World Championship. Ashton graduated from the University of Maryland in 1976 with a degree in botany. She later worked at the University of the South as a director of outward bound programs.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Canoeing Women's Kayak Singles, Slalom United States USA 9

Women's Kayak Singles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TT T PS
1972 Summer 20 München Canoeing United States Final Standings 9 476.41
1972 Summer 20 München Canoeing United States Final Standings Run One 6 481.43 5:41.43 140
1972 Summer 20 München Canoeing United States Final Standings Run Two 8 476.41 6:26.41 90
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