Cynthia Goyette

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Cynthia Goyette
Personal information
Full name Cynthia Lee Goyette
National team  United States
Born (1946-08-13) August 13, 1946 (age 71)
Detroit, Michigan
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 115 lb (52 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Golden Lion Swim Club

Cynthia Lee Goyette (born August 13, 1946), also known by her married name Cynthia Schroeder, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. She represented the United States as an 18-year-old at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1] She won a gold medal for swimming the breaststroke leg for the first-place U.S. team in the women's 4 × 100-metre medley relay.[1][2] The U.S. relay team set a new world record of 4:33.9 in the event final; Goyette's teammates included Cathy Ferguson (backstroke), Sharon Stouder (butterfly), and Kathy Ellis (freestyle).[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b c, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Cynthia Goyette. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  2. ^, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  3. ^, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games, Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Final. Retrieved March 20, 2013.

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