Cathy Jamison

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Cathy Jamison
Personal information
Nickname(s) "Cathy"
Nationality  United States
Born (1950-03-26) March 26, 1950 (age 64)
Portland, Oregon
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 134 lb (61 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke
Club Santa Clara Swim Club

Catherine Jamison (born March 26, 1950) is an American former competition swimmer.

Jamison was born in Portland, Oregon.[1] She trained with the Santa Clara Swim Club in Santa Clara, California,[1] under coach George Haines who was noted for producing Olympic swimmers during the 1960s and 1970s.

Jamison represented the United States as an 18-year-old at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] She competed in the women's 200-meter breaststroke, and finished fifth overall in the event final with a time of 2:48.4.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Cathy Jamison. Retrieved October 21, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games, Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Final. Retrieved October 21, 2012.