Barb Lockhart

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBarbara Day "Barb"•Lockhart
Used nameBarb•Lockhart
Born3 September 1941 in Chicago, Illinois (USA)
Measurements171 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsNorthwest Chicago Speedskating Club, Chicago (USA)
NOC United States


Barb Lockhart attended Michigan State University, and skated for the Northwest Skating Club. She made two US Olympic speed skating teams, winning the first race for women at the 1960 Olympic Trials, and placing second overall at the 1964 trials. Primarily a distance skater, she was on pace for a personal best in the 1964 Olympic 3,000 when she fell on the final lap. Lockhart settled in Provo, Utah and was chairman of the Ethics Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

Personal Bests: 500 – 45.9 (1963); 1000 – 1:38.1 (1964), 1500 – 2:33.0 (1964), 3000 – 5:27.1 (1964).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Barb Lockhart
1,500 metres, Women (Olympic) 18
1964 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) USA Barb Lockhart
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 10
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 23