Lynne Allsup

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Lynne Allsup
Personal information
Full name Lynne Marie Allsup
Nationality  United States
Born (1949-01-02) January 2, 1949 (age 66)
Bloomington, Illinois
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 130 lb (59 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Bloomington Swim Club

Lynne Marie Allsup (born January 2, 1949) is an American former competition swimmer and world record-holder.

Allsup was born in Bloomington, Illinois, and trained with the Bloomington Swim club.[1]

As a 15-year-old, Allsup represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.[1][2] She swam for the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay.[3] She did not receive a medal under the 1964 international swimming rules because she did not compete in the relay event final.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Lynne Allsup. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  2. ^ "Where Have You Gone . . . Lynne Allsup," The Pantagraph (August 25, 1996). Retrieved October 22, 2012.
  3. ^, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games. Retrieved October 20, 2012.

External links[edit]

  • Lynne Allsup – Olympic athlete profile at