Catherine L. CARR

United States of America USA

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    2 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Munich 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1954
Olympic Results

Biography

Catherine L. CARR

Cathy Carr, an 18-year-old from Highland High School in Albuquerque, won the 1972 AAU 100 m breaststroke and then took the Olympic title by defeating the veteran 1964 champion, Galina Stepanova-Prozumenshchikova of the USSR. Carr set a world record of 1:13.58 to better Catie Ball’s four-year-old world best of 1:14.2 and earned a share of a second world record as a member of the winning medley relay team. Carr trained for the Olympics at the Coronado Swim Club under former men’s gold medalist, Mike Troy.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

G
100 metres Breaststroke
100 metres Breaststroke Swimming
G
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay Swimming