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Gloria Perrier

Full name: Glorianne Aurore "Gloria" Perrier
Gender: Female
Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: March 21, 1929 in Lewiston, Maine, United States
Affiliations: George Washington University
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

In 1960, Gloria Perrier won the first U.S. National Championship in kayaking. She repeated as K-1 champion in 1961 but then turned to the team events. She paddled behind her stroke, Francine Fox, in the 1964 Olympics as well as in four National Championships – K-2 in 1963-65, and K-4 in 1965. Perrier was a graduate of George Washington University. She remained in Washington where she worked as an administrative clerk for the government.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 31 Roma Canoeing Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres United States USA 4 h1r2/4
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Canoeing Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres United States USA 2 Silver

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 31 Roma Canoeing United States Repêchage Heat One 4 2:21.20
1960 Summer 31 Roma Canoeing United States Round One Heat Two 7 2:23.00

Women's Kayak Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Canoeing United States USA Francine Fox Final Round 1964-10-22 1:59.16
1964 Summer 35 Tokyo Canoeing United States USA Francine Fox Round One Heat One 1964-10-20 1:59.69