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Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMargaret Lynn•von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes
Used nameLynn•von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes
Born6 June 1954 in Anchorage, Alaska (USA)
Measurements163 cm / 53 kg
NOC United States

Biography

Lynn von der Heide-Spencer-Galanes competed for A. J. Diamond High School in Anchorage and attended the University of Alaska, where she majored in physics. Her best year was 1982 when she was US champion at all three distances (5/10/20K). Her best World Cup finish was ninth at a 10K in Canada in 1983. She competed for the US at three Winter Olympics and multiple World Championships.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Lynn von der Heide
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) AC
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Lynn Spencer
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 31
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 7
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Lynn Spencer-Galanes
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 27
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 40
20 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 33
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 7

Olympic family relations