Full name: Shyril O'Steen
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: October 5, 1960 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Lake Washington RC, Seattle (USA)
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Shyril OâSteen rowed at the University of Washington. Prior to the 1984 Olympics she rowed for the US at the 1981-83 World Championships, winning three medals, two silvers in the eights in 1982-83 and a 1982 bronze in the coxed fours. After graduating from Washington, OâSteen returned to graduate school. She had always loved animals and science as a child, and used that to obtain a PhD in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Chicago. OâSteen became a biology professor, first at Bates College in Maine and then at Seattle University where she taught evolution, animal behavior, and biology.
OâSteen then had a physical setback when she was diagnosed with lymphoma but she fought through the disease and overcame it. In 2014 she joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as a lymphoma researcher.
|1984 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Rowing||Women's Coxed Eights||United States||USA||1||Gold||OB|
|1984 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Rowing||United States||USA||Final Round||2:59.80|