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Betsy Snite

Full name: Betsy Baxter Snite (-Riley)
Gender: Female
Born: December 20, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Died: June 15, 1984 in Burlington, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: Carcajou Ski Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

After high school in Hanover, New Hampshire, Betsy Snite joined the U.S. ski team and competed mostly in Europe in the late 50s. She was a rare skiier in that she seemed equally adept at all three disciplines. Her finest moment prior to the Olympics came in Grindelwald, Switzerland, where she finished second in the downhill, and won the giant slalom and combined titles. She retired shortly after her Olympic silver medal and later became Mrs. Bill Reilly.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 17 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA AC DQ
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA AC DNF
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 4
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA 2 Silver

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DNF

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Winter 17 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DQ
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 4 1:40.4

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 2 1:52.9
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 4T 57.4
1960 Winter 21 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 1 55.5