|Full name||Albina Lucy Charlotte Osipowich|
February 26, 1911|
|Died||June 6, 1964(aged 53)|
|Club||Boys' Club Auxiliary|
Albina Lucy Charlotte Osipowich (later Van Aken; February 26, 1911 – June 6, 1964) was an American swimmer who won gold medals in the 100 m and 4×100 m freestyle events at the 1928 Olympics, setting world records in both events.
In 1933 Osipowich graduated from Pembroke College (Brown University) in Providence, Rhode Island, where she played field hockey and continued swimming as a hobby. After that she worked as a buyer at a department store and later married basketball player Harrison Van Aken.
- List of Brown University people
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (women)
- World record progression 100 metres freestyle
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres freestyle relay
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Albina Osipowich. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
- Albina Osipowich – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
- Albina Osipowich (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
|Women's 100-meter freestyle
world record-holder (long course)
August 25, 1929 – March 14, 1930
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