You Are Here > > > Yasmin Farooq

Yasmin Farooq

Full name: Yasmin Suzanne Farooq (-Waterman)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3 (161 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: November 25, 1965 in Waupun, Wisconsin, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Yasmin Farooq was a rowing coxswain who competed for the USA at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. Farooq competed at the University of Wisconsin. She also won four medals in the eight at the World Championships, with gold in 1995 and silvers in 1990, 1993, and 1994. Farooq later went into coaching, being named head coach of the Stanford women’s team in 2006, and leading them to their first national championship in 2009. That year, Farooq was named Coach of the Year by the Rowing News. She has also served as the coach of the USA U-23 eight, and did some color analysis for NBC Universal Sports on rowing.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 6
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 4

Women's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:12.25
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 6:13.83
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:15.52
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing United States USA Final Round A Final 6:26.19
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat One 6:06.17
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Rowing United States USA Round One Heat One 6:28.45
id: 40,454