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Carol Brown

Full name: Carol Page Brown
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: April 19, 1953 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Princeton Tigers, Princeton (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


While a student at Princeton, Carol Brown captained the women’s swim team in addition to rowing crew for four years. Her first international appearance came at the 1974 World Championships when she finished fifth in a pair. The next year Brown took a silver at the Worlds in the eights. After the 1976 Olympics she continued to compete, winning a silver and a bronze at the FISA World Championships in 1978 and 1979. She made the 1980 Olympic team, again in the eight, rowing for the team that won the Lucerne Regatta over the East German Olympic champions. In 1981, Carol Brown was part of history when she won a gold medal as a member of the U.S. coxed four at the Henley Royal Regatta, the first year that women were allowed to compete in the Henley.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 3:38.68
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 3:05.52
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