Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Norm Bellingham competed in flatwater kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and rowing, all with distinction. He started in whitewater, making the US team at age 17, before switching to flatwater. After enrolling at Harvard Bellingham competed on the crew team, helping them win the Eastern Sprints and placing second in the Thames Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta. After graduating from Harvard in 1993, Bellingham earned an MBA from there in 1998.
Bellingham competed at three Olympics, winning a gold medal in K2-1,000 at the 1988 Seoul Games alongside [Greg Barton]. Bellingham also competed at the 1987 World Championships and won two gold medals at the 1987 Pan American Games, in K1-500 and K2-1,000, again with Barton.
After finishing his MBA Bellingham went to work for Turner Broadcasting (TBS) in Atlanta, serving as a senior vice-president until 2002. He worked for the US Olympic Committee in various roles, serving as co-chair of the Athletes Advisory Council from 1993-2001, and from 1997-2001 was on the USOC Board of Directors and Executive Committee. From 2006-11 he was the USOCâs Chief Operating Officer.
|1984 Summer||19||Los Angeles||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres||United States||USA||4 h1 r2/4|
|1988 Summer||23||Seoul||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres||United States||USA||1||Gold|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Singles, 500 metres||United States||USA||4|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres||United States||USA||4|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||United States||Final Round||4||1:40.84||49.63||5||51.21||3|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||1||Q||1:41.48||50.30||7||51.18||1|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||United States||Round One||Heat One||2||Q||1:41.00||49.65||4||51.35||2|
|1988 Summer||23||Seoul||Canoeing||United States||USA||Greg Barton||Final Round||1988-10-01|
|1988 Summer||23||Seoul||Canoeing||United States||USA||Greg Barton||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||1988-09-29|
|1988 Summer||23||Seoul||Canoeing||United States||USA||Greg Barton||Round One||Heat Two||1988-09-27|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||United States||USA||Greg Barton||Final Round||1992-08-08|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||United States||USA||Greg Barton||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||1992-08-06|
|1992 Summer||27||Barcelona||Canoeing||United States||USA||Greg Barton||Round One||Heat Four||1992-08-04|
|1984 Summer||19||Los Angeles||Canoeing||United States||USA||RepÃªchage||Heat One||1984-08-07|
|1984 Summer||19||Los Angeles||Canoeing||United States||USA||Round One||Heat Two||1984-08-07|