Mary Sears (swimmer)

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Mary Sears
Personal information
Full name Mary Jane Sears
Nationality  United States
Born (1939-05-10) May 10, 1939 (age 75)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 130 lb (59 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke, butterfly
Club Walter Reed Swim Club

Mary Jane Sears (born May 10, 1939) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic medalist. She represented the United States at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, where she won a bronze medal for her third-place finish (1:14.4) in the women's 100-meter butterfly, finishing behind fellow Americans Shelley Mann and Nancy Ramey. She also competed in the women's 200-meter breaststroke, finishing seventh in the event final with a time of 2:57.2.

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  • Mary Sears – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com