|Full name||Brenda Mersereau Helser|
May 26, 1926 |
San Francisco, California
|Club||Multnomah Athletic Club,
Los Angeles Athletic Club
A graduate of Stanford University, de Morelos is a native of Oregon where her swim coach was International Swimming Hall of Fame member Jack Cody. Along with fellow 1948 Olympians Suzanne Zimmerman and Nancy Merki, Helser was part of the Multnomah Athletic Club team dubbed "Cody's Kids" that from 1939 to 1948, won 58 individual national swimming titles and three national team swimming championships.
After her retirement from competition swimming, Helser married the Comte de Morelos, a French nobleman, and became the Comtesse de Morelos y Guerrero.
- Schneidermann, Floyd (1990-08-19). "Swimmers Reunited at Coach's Induction into State Sports Hall". The Oregonian.
- Brenda Helser – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
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