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Bev Barnes

Full name: Beverly Ann "Bev" Barnes
Nickname(s): Barney
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: August 9, 1951 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died: August 16, 2016
Affiliations: UBC Thunderbirds, Vancouver (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Basketball

Biography

Bev "Barney" Barnes was a long time member of the Canadian national women’s basketball team in the 1970s, representing her country on home soil at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, finishing 6th. A graduate of the University of British Columbia where she played basketball, Barnes was a member of the 1972/1973 basketball team that won the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) Championships with a 24-1 record, and as a team, was inducted into the University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.

Barnes obtained her Master’s degree in Education, was a career high school teacher, eventually retiring as a vice-principal in 2009 in British Columbia. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Barnes was an avid curler and golfer, who died suddenly from a massive thoracic aneurysm after a round of golf in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Basketball Women's Basketball Canada CAN 6

Women's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST TOV
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Basketball Canada CAN Round-Robin Match #2 2 1976-07-19 URS 115, CAN 51 0 2 0 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Basketball Canada CAN Round-Robin Match #4 2 1976-07-20 JPN 121, CAN 89 1 2 0 3
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Basketball Canada CAN Round-Robin Match #9 2 1976-07-22 USA 89, CAN 75 3 9 0 2
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Basketball Canada CAN Round-Robin Match #11 2 1976-07-23 TCH 67, CAN 59 2 4 0 1
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Basketball Canada CAN Round-Robin Match #13 2 1976-07-25 BUL 85, CAN 62 0 8 0 3
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