Norman Dean BELLINGHAM

United States of America USA

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Los Angeles 1984
  • Year of Birth
    1964
Olympic Results

Biography

Norman Dean BELLINGHAM

Norm Bellingham competed in flatwater kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and rowing, all with distinction. He started in whitewater, making the US team at age 17, before switching to flatwater. After enrolling at Harvard Bellingham competed on the crew team, helping them win the Eastern Sprints and placing second in the Thames Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta. After graduating from Harvard in 1993, Bellingham earned an MBA from there in 1998.

Bellingham competed at three Olympics, winning a gold medal in K2-1,000 at the 1988 Seoul Games alongside Greg Barton. Bellingham also competed at the 1987 World Championships and won two gold medals at the 1987 Pan American Games, in K1-500 and K2-1,000, again with Barton.

After finishing his MBA Bellingham went to work for Turner Broadcasting (TBS) in Atlanta, serving as a senior vice-president until 2002. He worked for the US Olympic Committee in various roles, serving as co-chair of the Athletes Advisory Council from 1993-2001, and from 1997-2001 was on the USOC Board of Directors and Executive Committee. From 2006-11 he was the USOC’s Chief Operating Officer.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Barcelona 1992

#4
Kayak Singles, 500 metres
Kayak Singles, 500 metres Canoeing
#4
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Canoeing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Seoul 1988

G
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Canoeing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1984

#4 h1 r2/4
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Canoeing