Shirley Stobs

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Shirley Stobs
Personal information
Full name Shirley Anne Stobs
Nationality  United States
Born (1942-05-20) May 20, 1942 (age 71)
Miami, Florida]
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 123 lb (56 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Miami Shores Country Club

Shirley Anne Stobs (born May 20, 1942) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. She competed at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, Italy, where she received a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay, together with her teammates Joan Spillane, Carolyn Wood and Chris von Saltza. She and her relay teammates set a new world record of 4:08.9 in the event final.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Swimming"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 29, 2008)

External links[edit]

  • Shirley Stobs – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com