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Jannette Burr

Full name: Jannette Weston Burr (-Bray, -Johnson)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: April 30, 1927 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Sun Valley Ski Club, Sun Valley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

After competing at the 1952 Winter Olympics, Jannette Burr competed at the 1954 World Championships, winning a bronze medal in the giant slalom. That was her best year, placing second in combined at Arlberg-Kandahar and at the Garmisch Classic. Burr started out as a water skier, competing in that sport in the 1940s. In 1950 she won the North American and US downhill titles. A native of Sun Valley, Idaho, Burr served as the ski double for Lucille Ball in the movie “Lucy Goes to Sun Valley.”

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA AC DQ
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 22
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA 15

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DQ [1:59.1]

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 22 2:19.2

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 15 2:20.5
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 19 1:11.2 0:00
1952 Winter 24 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 15 1:09.3 0:00
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