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Rosie Bonds

Full name: Rosalyn L. "Rosie" Bonds (-Kreidler)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: July 7, 1944 in Riverside, California, United States
Affiliations: Riverside City College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Rosie Bonds was a high hurdler who won the 1964 US Olympic Trials in the 80 metre hurdles. She was also US Champion in 1963-64 at the AAU Meet. She represented the US in dual internationals against West Germany in 1963 and the Soviet Union in 1964. Bonds is known as the sister of Bobby Bonds, major league baseball player, and the aunt of Barry Bonds, the controversial baseball star of the 1990s and 2000s. She later became a nurse until she was severely injured in an automobile accident and had to stop working. As a result of this problem, she was forced to live in a homeless shelter for a time.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.5 (1964); 80mH – 10.6 (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles United States USA 8

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics United States Final 8 10.8w 10.88w 1
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 10.8 10,87
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 10.6w 10.64w