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Linda Murray-Dragan

Full name: Linda Jane Murray-Dragan
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 18, 1952 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Washington Canoe Club, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Linda Murray-Dragan raced kayak doubles at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics, as Linda Murray in 1972, with [Nancy Purvis], and as Linda Dragan in 1976, with [Ann Turner]. Murray-Dragan was a versatile athlete, winning the 1968 Tri-State Championship in trampoline, and in 1963 was Tri-State age-group champion in the backstroke, as an 11-year-old. Murray-Dragan was US Champion in K-1 in 1973-75. In canoeing she was K-1 champion in 1974-75 and 1979. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 1976, later earning a masters’ degree from Maryland in 1981, and worked for a time as an instructor at Trinity College.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 19 München Canoeing Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres United States USA 4 h1 r2/3
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Canoeing Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres United States USA 4 h1 r3/4

Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1972 Summer 19 München Canoeing United States USA Nancy Purvis Repêchage 1972-09-08
1972 Summer 19 München Canoeing United States USA Nancy Purvis Round One Heat Two 1972-09-05
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Canoeing United States USA Ann Turner Semi-Finals Heat One 1976-07-30
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Canoeing United States USA Ann Turner Repêchage Heat Two 1976-07-28
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Canoeing United States USA Ann Turner Round One Heat Two 1976-07-28
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