Patty Caretto

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Patty Caretto
Personal information
Full name Patricia Serena Caretto
Nickname(s) "Patty"
Nationality  United States
Born (1953-01-04) January 4, 1953 (age 61)
Los Angeles, California
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight 123 lb (56 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Phillips 66

Patricia Sarena Caretto Brown (born January 4, 1951), née Patricia Sarena Caretto, is an American former competition swimmer. Caretto competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City as a 17-year-old, and placed fifth in the final of the 800-meter freestyle. She is a former world record holder in the women's 800-meter and 1,500-meter freestyle events.

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Preceded by
Carolyn House
Women's 800-meter freestyle
world record-holder (long course)

July 30, 1964 – September 28, 1964
Succeeded by
Sharon Finneran
Preceded by
Carolyn House
Women's 1,500-meter freestyle
world record-holder (long course)

July 30, 1964 – July 9, 1967
Succeeded by
Debbie Meyer