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Cindy Eckert

Full name: Cynthia L. "Cindy" Eckert (-Rusher)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: October 27, 1965 in Evanston, Illinois, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Wife of Jack Rusher, IV.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Cindy Eckert rowed in college at the University of Wisconsin, graduating in 1987 with a degree in physical therapy, and helping Wisconsin win the NCAA title in 1986 in the eight. She competed for the United State in the four at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, winning a silver medal in 1992. Eckert also competed at the World Championships in 1985-87, and 1990-91, winning a four silver medal, this time in 1991, and she won a second silver medal in the eight in 1990. Eckert also won three medals at the Lucerne International Regatta, a bronze in 1988 in the eight, and silvers in 1991-92 in the four.

Eckert married [Jack Rusher], an Olympic rower in 1988 and 1992. They settled near Chicago, where Eckert-Rusher coached girls’ crew at New Trier High School.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Rowing Women's Coxed Fours United States USA 5
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing Women's Coxless Fours United States USA 2 Silver

Women's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:31.86
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 6:48.55
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:46.03

Women's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 7:09.12
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Two 7:28.01
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Rowing United States USA Round One Heat Two 7:33.42
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