Ellie Daniel

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Ellie Daniel
Personal information
Full name Eleanor Suzanne Daniel
Nickname(s) "Ellie"
Nationality  United States
Born (1950-06-11) June 11, 1950 (age 64)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 143 lb (65 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Arden Hills Swim Club
College team University of Pennsylvania

Eleanor Suzanne Daniel (born June 11, 1950) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.

She competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, where she received a gold medal in 4x100-meter medley relay, a silver medal in 100-meter butterfly, and a bronze medal in 200-meter butterfly.[1] She received a bronze medal in 200-meter butterfly at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. She is currently a prosecutor with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

She held the 200-meter butterfly (long course) world record (2:18.4) from August 1971 to August 1972. Daniel was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Swimmer" in 1997.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "1968 Olympics – Mexico City, Mexico – Swimming"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 1, 2008)

External links[edit]

  • Ellie Daniel – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
  • Elie Daniel (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame