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Kristen Thorsness

Full name: Kristen Joy Thorsness
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: March 10, 1960 in Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Affiliations: Pioneer Valley Rowing Association
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Kristen Thorsness only started rowing at the University of Wisconsin, where she graduated in 1982. Thorsness competed for the US at the 1984 Olympics, winning a gold in the eights. She also competed in the eight at the World Championships in 1982-83 and 1986-87, winning silver medals in 1982-83 and 1987. Thorsness trained for the 1988 Olympics but was only an alternate for the team. She did that training while attending law school and later practiced law in New York.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Women's Coxed Eights United States USA 1 Gold OB

Women's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing United States USA Final Round 2:59.80
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