Lenore Kight

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Lenore Kight
Personal information
Full name Lenore M. Kight
National team  United States
Born (1911-09-26)September 26, 1911
Frostburg, Maryland
Died February 9, 2000(2000-02-09) (aged 88)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Carnegie Library Athletic Club

Lenore M. Kight (September 26, 1911 – February 9, 2000[1]), later known by her married name Lenore Wingard, was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at two consecutive Summer Olympics.[2] At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, she won a silver medal in the women's 400-meter freestyle event. Four years later at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, she won a bronze medal in the 400-meter freestyle event.

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  1. ^ "Lenore Wingard, 88, Swimmer Who Won Two Olympic Medals". The New York Times. February 15, 2000. 
  2. ^ databaseOlympics.com, Athletes, Lenore Kight-Wingard. Retrieved October 8, 2012.

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