Jenny Kemp

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Jenny Kemp
Personal information
Full name Jennifer Jo Kemp
Nickname(s) "Jenny"
Nationality  United States
Born (1955-05-28) May 28, 1955 (age 59)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 146 lb (66 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke, freestyle
Club Cincinnati Marlins
College team University of Cincinnati

Jennifer Jo Kemp (born May 28, 1955) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.

Kemp competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. She won a gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay. Individually, she also swam in the 100-meter freestyle event, recording a best time of 59.93 seconds in the event semifinals.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 1972 Olympics – München, Germany – (Retrieved on May 1, 2008)

External links[edit]

  • Jenny Kemp – Olympic athlete profile at