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Louise Holcombe

Full name: Louise Holcombe (-Nichols)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: March 17, 1954 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Goucher College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Louise Holcombe competed at the 1972 Olympics just after getting out of high school at Sandy Springs Friends School in Sandy Springs, Maryland. She later graduated from Goucher College in 1976. Holcombe competed at the 1971 World Championships, placing seventh. In 1973 she won a gold medal in the K-1 team event at the 1973 Canoe Slalom World Championships. She later became a filmmaker, doing photography for, among other projects, “The Haircut” (1992).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 18 München Canoeing Women's Kayak Singles, Slalom United States USA 15

Women's Kayak Singles, Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank TT T PS
1972 Summer 18 München Canoeing United States Final Standings 15 532.30
1972 Summer 18 München Canoeing United States Final Standings Run One 19 697.20 6:27.20 310
1972 Summer 18 München Canoeing United States Final Standings Run Two 12 532.30 6:52.30 120
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