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Beth Paxson

Full name: Elizabeth Barbara "Beth" Paxson
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: February 10, 1960 in Burlington, Vermont, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

Beth Paxson was a junior star in Nordic skiing in the US, being selected in both 1977 and 1978 as Junior Nordic Competitor of the Year by Ski Racing Magazine. Paxson was on the 1978 US team at the World Championships and the 1980 Winter Olympics. She was US Champion at 20K in 1979, and finished second that year in 10K. Paxson attended the University of Vermont, graduating in 1984.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 5 kilometres United States USA 26
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres United States USA 25
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay United States USA 7

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 26 16:20.93

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 25 33:01.60 17:54.62 28

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing United States USA Final Standings 7 16:42.78 33:46.41 7