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Bruce Ibbetson

Full name: Bruce Bernard Ibbetson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: January 13, 1953 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: CRASH-B
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Bruce Ibbetson was on the US national team from 1977-80, and again in 1983-84. He made the 1980 US Olympic team that did not compete but the disappointment affected him and he stopped rowing for two years, during which time he obtained MBA and MPH degrees. Ibbetson competed at the World Championships in 1977-79 and 1983. He won a gold medal with the eights at the 1979 Pan American Games.

Ibbetson later worked in Southern California in commercial real estate investment, and also served on the board of directors for the Newport Aquatic Center, and was its president for three years. He has been primarily responsible for bringing together the 1980 US Olympic eight to row at the Head of the Charles Regatta for many years.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Eights United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Final Round 5:41.74
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 5:51.95
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