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Tom Becker

Full name: Thomas Michael "Tom" Becker
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: October 26, 1948 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: US Air Force, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Bobsleigh

Biography

Tom Becker was an Air Force Sergeant when he competed for the US at the 1972 Winter Olympics. His best year in bobsledding was 1971 when he was on the winning sled at the US and North American 4-man championships and at the Kennedy Games. In 1973 he again rode on winning sleds at the US and North Americans, and his 4-man team finished 11th that year at the World Championships. At the 1975 Worlds, Becker was seventh as a brakeman in the 2-man. Becker later returned to Indiana-Purdue at Indianapolis (IUPUI) and studied physical therapy, eventually becoming a therapist in Indianapolis.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-2 USA 19
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA AC
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Two United States-1 USA 14
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Four United States-1 USA 15

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Bob Said Final Standings
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Bob Said Run 1
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Bob Said Run 2
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Bob Said Run 3
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-2 USA Bob Said Run 4
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Jimmy Morgan Final Standings
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Jimmy Morgan Run 1
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Jimmy Morgan Run 2
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Jimmy Morgan Run 3
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Jimmy Morgan Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1972 Winter 23 Sapporo Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Final Standings
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 1
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 2
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 3
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Bobsleigh United States-1 USA Run 4