Betty Weir is confirmed dead at the age of 95.
Betty was best known as a American Olympic alpine skier (1952).
Betty Weir
Betty Weir 1952.jpg
Weir in 1952
Personal information
Born(1924-06-20)June 20, 1924
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
DiedMarch 6, 2020(2020-03-06) (aged 95)
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Sport
SportAlpine skiing
ClubSun Valley Ski Club
Betty Ellen Weir (later Bell, June 20, 1924 – March 6, 2020) was an American alpine skier. She competed in the downhill event at the 1952 Winter Olympics and placed 19th. Weir took up skiing in 1948 and placed second in the downhill at the 1952 U.S. Olympic trials. She retired soon after the Games and married Ned Bell in Sun Valley. She then worked for many years for Idaho Mountain Express newspaper.
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