|Full name||Irene May Guest|
|National team||United States|
July 22, 1900|
|Died||June 14, 1970
Ocean Gate, New Jersey
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)|
Irene May Guest (July 22, 1900 – June 14, 1970), also known by her married name Irene Loog, was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and world record-holder. She represented the United States as a 19-year-old at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium, where she received a pair of medals. Guest received her first medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle in which she finished second behind fellow American Ethelda Bleibtrey, earning a silver medal with a time of 1:17.0. In the women's 4×100 metres freestyle relay, she won a gold medal with U.S. teammates Bleibtrey, Frances Schroth and Margaret Woodbridge in a new world record time of 5:11.6.
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (women)
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres freestyle relay
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Irene Guest Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games, Women's 100 metres Freestyle Final Archived November 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1920 Antwerpen Summer Games Archived November 9, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
- International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Irene Guest (USA). Retrieved March 17, 2015.
- Irene Guest (USA) – Honor Pioneer Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
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