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Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Rowing – Womens Eights Finals


Coming into the 1984 Olympic women’s eights rowing competition….the Romanian team had won five (5) straight gold medals in the other five women’s rowing events….as the USA team consisting of Kristen Thorsness, Kristine Norelius, Shyril O’Steen, Carie Graves, Kathy Keeler, Harriet Metcalf, Betsy Beard, Carol Bower and Jeanne Flanagan….beat out the Romanians in the last 50 meters to take the gold medal.




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