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Frances Rivett-Carnac

Full name: Frances Clytie Rivett-Carnac (Greenstock-)
Gender: Female
Born: 1875 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Died: January 1, 1962 in Hampstead, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Wife of Charles Rivett-Carnac.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Frances, the daughter of Canon Greenstock, was the second wife of Charles Rivett-Carnac and when she crewed aboard her husband’s Heroine in the 7-metre class at the 1908 Olympics they became the first married couple to win Olympic gold medals. Her step great-granddaughter Cleone Patricia "Cleo" Rivett-Carnac won a bronze medal representing New Zealand in javelin throw in the 1950 British Empire Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Sailing Mixed 7 metres Heroine GBR 1 Gold

Mixed 7 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date W PTS T
1908 Summer London Sailing Heroine GBR Final Standings 1908-07-27 2 6
1908 Summer London Sailing Heroine GBR Race One 1908-07-27 2-11:54
1908 Summer London Sailing Heroine GBR Race Two 1908-07-28 2-11:33
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