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Betsy Beard

Full name: Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Beard (-Stillings)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight: 93 lbs (42 kg)
Born: September 16, 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Wife of John Stillings.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Betsy Beard coxed the eight for the US at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, winning a gold medal in 1984. Beard also coxed the eight at the 1985-87 World Championships, winning a silver medal in 1987. She started college at Washington College in Maryland, but transferred to the University of Washington in 1981, earning a BS in pharmacy in 1984. She was later employed as a pharmacist at the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, specializing in investigational drugs undergoing clinical trials, mostly related to oncology treatment, and also worked in the neonatal intensive care pharmacy.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold OB
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 6

Women's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Final Round 2:59.80
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing United States USA Final Round 6:26.66
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 6:24.55
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