Betty-Jean Maycock

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Betty Jean Maycock Harrington (born December 13, 1942) is a former Olympic gymnast from Cleveland, Ohio, United States.[1] Maycock was a member of the 1960 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team that competed in the Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Prior to the Olympics, she was part of the first collegiate women's gymnastics team in the United States at Kent State University in 1959 while still a student at Kent State High School.[2] Following the Olympics, she returned to college, graduating cum laude from Kent State in 1964,[1] and later earned a Ph.D. in Child Development from the University of Maryland. She was married to Robert Sutton Harrington (1942-1993) in 1976, and has two daughters, Amy and Ann.[3] She currently works with the organization Microcredit in Africa, which implements microcredit projects in Niger.[4]