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Jill Bakken

Full name: Jill Bakken (-Linder)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 25, 1977 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jill Bakken attended college at Utah, Oregon State, and Eastern Washington, playing soccer at Oregon State, and graduating from Eastern Washington. She competed at the 2002 Olympics while in the Army National Guard, where she worked with the Army World Class Athlete Program. In the World Cup, Bakken was second in the 1999-2000 season. She and Vonetta Flowers won the first women’s Olympic gold medal in bobsled at the 2002 Winter Olympics. She has since become the driving coach for Canada’s bobsled team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2002 Winter 25 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh Women's Two United States-2 USA 1 Gold

Women's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
2002 Winter 25 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Vonetta Flowers Final Standings
2002 Winter 25 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Vonetta Flowers Run 1
2002 Winter 25 Salt Lake City Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Vonetta Flowers Run 2
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