Karen Moe

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Not to be confused with Karen Margrethe Moe.
Karen Moe
Personal information
Full name Karen Patricia Moe
Nationality  United States
Born (1953-01-22) January 22, 1953 (age 61)
Del Monte, Philippines
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 123 lb (56 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
College team University of California, Los Angeles

Karen Patricia Moe Humphreys (born January 22, 1953), née Karen Patricia Moe, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, she won the gold medal in the women's 200-meter butterfly event.[1]

Moe set world records in the 200-meter butterfly in 1970, 1971 and 1973. She was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Swimmer" in 1992.[2]

In 1978, Moe became the head coach of the California Golden Bears women's swim team at the University of California, Berkeley, and served in that position until 1992.[3] In 1987, she was named the NCAA Division I Women's Swimming Coache of the Year.[4] From 1992 to 2004, she served within Cal's athletic department.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Karen Moe. Retrieved October 7, 2012.
  2. ^ International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Karen Moe (USA). Retrieved October 7, 2012.
  3. ^ "Interview with Former Women's Swimming Coach, Karen Moe Humphreys," CaliforniaGoldenBlogs.com (April 29, 2010). Retrieved April 25, 2013.
  4. ^ "Title IX Q&A with Karen Moe Humpreys," USA Today (May 13, 2008). Retrieved April 25, 2013.
  5. ^ "UCLA's Title IX 40: Karen Moe, Janet Coles," UCLABruins.com (June 12, 2012). Retrieved April 25, 2013.

External links[edit]

  • Karen Moe – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
  • Karen Moe (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at the International Swimming Hall of Fame


Records
Preceded by

Ada Kok
Alice Jones
Ellie Daniel
Women's 200-meter butterfly
world record-holder

July 11, 1970 – August 22, 1970
August 7, 1971 – August 28, 1971
August 6, 1972 – September 8, 1973
Succeeded by

Alice Jones
Ellie Daniel
Rosemarie Kother