Lynn Vidali

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Lynn Vidali
Personal information
Full name Lynn Marie Vidali
Nationality  United States
Born (1952-05-26) May 26, 1952 (age 62)
San Francisco, California
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 141 lb (64 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke, individual medley
Club Santa Clara Swim Club
College team San Jose State Spartans

Lynn Marie Vidali Gautschi (born May 26, 1952), née Lynn Marie Vidali, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder.

Vidali represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, where she received a silver medal in the women's 400-meter individual medley.[1]

Four years later, she won a bronze medal in the women's 200-meter individual medley at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.[2] In Munich, she also competed in the 400-meter individual medley and the 100-meter breaststroke, but finished out of medal contention in both events.

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External links[edit]

  • Lynn Vidali – Olympic athlete profile at

Preceded by
Donna de Varona
Women's 200-meter individual medley
world record-holder

July 22, 1966 – August 21, 1966
Succeeded by
Claudia Kolb