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Betty Weir

Full name: Betty Ellen Weir (-Bell)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: June 20, 1924 in Columbus, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Sun Valley Ski Club, Sun Valley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing


Betty Weir began skiing only in 1948 but improved quickly to make the 1952 Winter Olympic team. A native of Omaha, she finished second in the 1951 Harriman Cup races at Sun Valley, and second in the Olympic Trials downhill. She later married Ned Bell of York, Nebraska, their wedding taking place in Sun Valley. They settled in that small town where Weir-Bell worked for many years with Idaho Mountain Express.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 27 Oslo Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 19

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 27 Oslo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 19 1:55.7
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