Carolyn Schuler

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Carolyn Schuler
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Women's 100-meter butterfly winners at 1960 Olympics: Carolyn Schuler (1), Marianne Heemskerk (2) and Jan Andrew (3).
Personal information
Full name Carolyn Jane Schuler
Nationality  United States
Born (1943-01-05) January 5, 1943 (age 71)
San Francisco, California
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 139 lb (63 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Berkeley YMCA

Carolyn Jane Schuler (born January 5, 1943) is an American former competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. She competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, where she won a gold medal for her first-place finish in the women's 100-meter butterfly, with a new Olympic record time of 1:09.5. She received a second gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the women's 4x100-meter medley relay, together with teammates Lynn Burke (backstroke), Patty Kempner (breaststroke), and Chris von Saltza (freestyle). The winning U.S medley relay set a new world record of 4:41.1 in the event final.[1]

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  1. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Swimming" (Retrieved on April 29, 2008)

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