Jeux & médailles

Jeux Résultats Sport Événement
Rome 1960
Jeux Résultats Sport Événement
Rome 1960
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke
Swimming 4 x 100 metres Medley Relay

Lynn Edythe BURKE

États-Unis d'Amérique
173 cm / 5'8''
61 kg / 134 livres
Date de naissance
22 mars 1943 New York, United States of America

Nombre de médailles

2 Médailles olympiques

Jeux Olympiques

1 Jeux Olympiques

Lynn Edythe BURKE biographie

After an interval of 28 years, Lynn Burke of the Santa Clara Swim Club brought the women’s Olympic 100m backstroke title back to America. Her many other interests restricted her career as a top-flight swimmer, but she won four AAU individual titles and two in the relays. In 1960 she lowered the world 100m backstroke record four times within the space of three months. Lynn Burke later became a successful New York model, author, and business woman, and raised three children.

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