Jackie LaVine

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Jacqueline LaVine
Personal information
Full name Jacqueline Carol LaVine
Nickname(s) "Jackie"
National team  United States
Born (1929-10-04) October 4, 1929 (age 88)
Maywood, Illinois
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 128 lb (58 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Chicago Town Club

Jacqueline Carol LaVine (born October 4, 1929) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic medalist.

LaVine won her first medal in international competition, a gold, at the 1951 Pan American Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[1][2] She was a member of the winning U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay which included teammates Carolyn Green, Betty Mullen and Sharon Geary.[1][2] Individually, she also won a silver medal for her second-place finish in the women's 100-meter freestyle.[1][2]

One year later, LaVine represented the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.[1] She received a bronze medal as a member of the third-place U.S. team in women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay, together with American teammates Marilee Stepan, Jody Alderson and Evelyn Kawamoto.[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Jackie LaVine Archived 2012-10-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c HickokSports.com, Sports History, Pan American Games Women's Swimming Medalists Archived December 5, 2012, at Archive.is. Retrieved November 25, 2012.
  3. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games Archived 2012-11-30 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved November 25, 2012.