The 1.61 m tall Farooq graduated from the University of Wisconsin . In 1989 she drove the US eighth for the first time at World Championships when the boat reached sixth place in Bled. The following year the crew won the silver medal behind the Romanians at the World Championships in Tasmania . After a fourth place at the 1991 World Championships , the American eighth finished sixth at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona.
In 1993 at the World Championships in Račice u Štětí , the eighth from the United States won the silver medal behind the Romanians as in 1990. In 1994 the World Championships were held in Indianapolis. The German eighth won ahead of the eighth from the United States and the Romanians. In 1995 in Tampere , the US eight won over the Romanians, it was the first ever world title for the women eighth from the United States. In 1996, the US eight came in the same line-up as in the previous year. At the Olympic Games in Atlanta, the Romanians won ahead of the Canadians and Belarusians, while the eighth from the United States was fourth, almost two seconds behind.
After her active career, Yasmin Farooq worked as a trainer. From 2006 she was the head coach of the rowing team at Stanford University .
- Yasmin Farooq at Worldrowing.com ( FISA database )
- Yasmin Farooq in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
- World Championships in the women's figure eight at sport-komplett.de
- Olympic final in the eighth place in 1996 at worldrowing.com
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Farooq, Yasmin Suzanne (full name); Waterman, Yasmin Suzanne (married name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American rower|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 25, 1965|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Waupun , Wisconsin|