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Kristine Norelius

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKristine Lee•Norelius
Used nameKristine•Norelius
Born26 December 1956 in Seattle, Washington (USA)
Measurements185 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsLake Washington RC, Seattle (USA)
NOC United States


Kristine Norelius rowed at the University of Washington, as did her brothers, John and Mark. She was a member of the ill-fated 1980 US Olympic team. Kristine Norelius competed at the 1981-83 World Championships, winning three silver medals in the eights, and was the only member of all three teams. She later worked teaching special education. Norelius’s brother, Mark Norelius, rowed at the 1976 Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Rowing USA Kristine Norelius
Eights, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1984 Summer Olympics 4 August 1984 Rowing Eights, Women (1,000 m) Final Standings 2:59.80 1

Olympic family relations