Helen Wainwright

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Helen Wainwright
Helen Wainwright - Aug 1922 HD.jpg
Wainwright in 1922
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Full name Helen E. Wainwright
Nationality  United States
Born (1906-03-15)March 15, 1906
New York, New York
Died October 11, 1965(1965-10-11) (aged 59)
Hampton Bays, New York
Height 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle, springboard diving
Club Women's Swimming Association

Helen E. Wainwright (March 15, 1906 – October 11, 1965) was an American competition diver and swimmer who represented the United States at the 1920 Summer Olympics and 1924 Summer Olympics.

In 1920 she won the silver medal in the 3-meter springboard competition. Four years later, she won the silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle event.

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Preceded by
Women's 1,500-meter freestyle
world record-holder (long course)

August 19, 1922 – December 31, 1925
Succeeded by
Ethel McGary