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Barbara Kendall

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, IOC member
SexFemale
Full nameBarbara Anne•Kendall
Used nameBarbara•Kendall
Born30 August 1967 in Papakura (NZL)
Measurements168 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsBuckland's Beach Yacht Club, Auckland
NOC New Zealand

Biography

The winner of the women’s boardsailing at the Olympic Games in Barcelona, Barbara Kendall is the only New Zealand woman to have competed at five Olympics. In 1996 in Atlanta, she won the boardsailing silver medal and added the bronze in Sydney in 2000. In 2004 in Athens, Kendall was fifth and she was sixth at the 2008 games in Beijing. She is the younger sister of 1988 gold medallist Bruce Kendall. She was the New Zealand flagbearer in Atlanta. Barbara Kendall was the Oceania athletes’ representative on the International Olympic Committee from 2005 to 2008.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Sailing NZL Barbara Kendall
Windsurfer, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
1996 Summer Olympics Sailing NZL Barbara Kendall
Windsurfer, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
2000 Summer Olympics Sailing NZL Barbara Kendall
Windsurfer, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
2004 Summer Olympics Sailing NZL Barbara Kendall
Windsurfer, Women (Olympic) 5
2008 Summer Olympics Sailing NZL Barbara Kendall
Windsurfer, Women (Olympic) 6

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
Athlete International Olympic Committee 2005—2011 NZL Barbara Kendall
Individual International Olympic Committee 2011—2016 NZL Barbara Kendall

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1996 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony NZL Barbara Kendall

Olympic family relations