Kaye Hall

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Kaye Hall
Personal information
Full name Kaye Marie Hall
Nationality  United States
Born (1951-05-15) May 15, 1951 (age 63)
Tacoma, Washington
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 143 lb (65 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke
Club Tacoma Swim Club

Kaye Marie Hall (born May 15, 1951) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.

She was born in Tacoma, Washington. In December 1967, she became the first woman to swim the 100-yard backstroke in under one minute. She won two gold medals and a bronze medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1] She now works as an art teacher in Mukilteo, Washington (a suburb of Seattle).[2]

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External links[edit]

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