Karen Pollock

Karen Pollock (nee Brancourt) was a member of the coxed fours which in 1984 won Australia’s first Olympic women’s rowing medal. The crew of Brancourt, Margot Foster, Robyn Grey-Gardner, Susan Chapman and Susan Lee (cox) won a bronze medal behind Romania and Canada. Brancourt was one of two members of South Australia’s Torrens Rowing Club in the crew – Robyn Gray-Gardiner was also a member of the club.

Olympic Results

1984 Los Angeles

Four - Women
Heat 1 3:26.54 (2nd)
Repechage 2 3:26.84 (2nd)
Final 3:23.29 (3rd)
Final Placing 3 / 9