Judith Roberts (swimmer)

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Judith Roberts
Personal information
Full name Judith Theresa Roberts
National team  United States
Born (1934-05-15)May 15, 1934
Dallas, Texas
Died November 22, 2016(2016-11-22) (aged 82)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Indianapolis Athletic Club

Judith Theresa Roberts (May 15, 1934 – November 22, 2016)[1] was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland.[2] Roberts competed in the women's 100-meter freestyle, advanced to the semifinals, and finished fourteenth overall with a time of 1:08.2.[2][3]

Three years later at the 1955 Pan American Games in Mexico City, she won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay.[2][4] Her American relay teammates at the Pan American Games included Carolyn Green, Wanda Werner and Gretchen Kluter.[2][4]


  1. ^ Judith Roberts' obituary
  2. ^ a b c d Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Judith Roberts. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  3. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games, Women's 100 metres Freestyle. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  4. ^ a b HickokSports.com, Sports History, Pan American Games Women's Swimming Medalists. Retrieved November 26, 2012.