Jenny Maakal

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Jenny Maakal
Medal record
Women's Swimming
Competitor for  South Africa
Olympic Games
Bronze 1932 Los Angeles 400 m freestyle
British Empire Games
Silver 1934 London 440 yd freestyle
Silver 1934 London 4×100 yd freestyle

Jenny Genoveva Maakal (2 August 1913 – 15 September 2002) was a South African freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.

She was born in Pretoria.

In the 1932 Olympics she won a bronze medal in the 400 m freestyle event and was sixth in the 100 m freestyle event.

Maakal also competed in the 1930 British Empire Games and swam in two finals. Four years later she won the silver medal in the 440 yards freestyle competition and as member of the South African team in the 4×100 yards freestyle relay contest

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