Adelaide Lambert

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Adelaide Lambert
Adelaide Lambert (in swimsuit) LCCN2014715412.jpg
Personal information
Full name Adelaide T. Lambert
National team  United States
Born (1907-10-27)October 27, 1907
Ancon, Panama
Died April 17, 1996(1996-04-17) (aged 88)
Bremerton, Washington
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Women's Swimming Association

Adelaide T. Lambert (October 27, 1907 – April 17, 1996), also known by her married name Adelaide Ballard, was an American competition swimmer who earned a gold medal as a member of winning U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the 1928 Summer Olympics, setting a new world record in the process. Lambert was the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) champion in freestyle, backstroke, and the individual medley events.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Adelaide Lambert. Retrieved November 23, 2012.

External links[edit]

US Women 4 × 100 m team at the 1928 Olympics, Lambert is second from left