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Joyce Horton

Full name: Meriel Joyce Horton (-Nielsen, -Racker)
Gender: Female
Born: May 14, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Daughter of Bill Horton, Sr.; Sister of William Horton, Jr..

Biography

Joyce Horton sailed as a crew member in the Dragon class aboard Skidoo at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. Horton attended the University of Utah, graduating in 1956. Horton sailed alongside her father, [Bill Horton, Sr.] and brother [William Horton, Jr.], at the 1952 Olympics. Horton married Raymond Nielsen in 1954, but they divorced in 1967. She later re-married.

?last married name Raker, not Racker per USOC DB – name Meriel is correct, IOC has incorrect – not so certain if she used Joyce or Meriel – all sources list as Meriel

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat Skidoo USA 11

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Final Standings 1952-07-20 2,170
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race One 1952-07-20 101 2-56:18
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race Two 1952-07-21 553 3-35:13
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race Three 1952-07-22 331 2-46:31
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race Four 1952-07-23 155 3-22:28
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race Five 1952-07-26 217 3-06:53
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race Six 1952-07-27 486 3-01:44
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Sailing Skidoo USA Race Seven 1952-07-28 428 3-58:58
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