Cathy FERGUSON

United States of America USA

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    2 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Tokyo 1964
  • Year of Birth
    1948
Olympic Results

Biography

Cathy FERGUSON

Cathy Ferguson was one of six world record holders in the 100m backstroke final at the 1964 Olympics. She proved to be the best of this distinguished field by taking the gold medal with a new record of 1:07.7. Having set a world record over 200m the previous month, she thus became the record holder at both backstroke distances. She also set two world records in the medley relay the second of these coming at the Tokyo Olympics where she was a member of the winning U.S. team. Miss Ferguson swam for the Los Angeles AC, setting seven U.S. records in addition to her four world bests and winning 10 AAU titles. She later became Mrs. Larry Brennan and, in addition to raising three children, coached swimming at the high school and club level in California.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
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Tokyo 1964

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