Kight (left) and Helene Madison at 1932 Olympics
|Full name||Lenore M. Kight|
|National team||United States|
September 26, 1911|
|Died||February 9, 2000
|Club||Carnegie Library Athletic Club|
Lenore M. Kight (September 26, 1911 – February 9, 2000), later known by her married name Lenore Wingard, was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at two consecutive Summer Olympics. At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, she won a silver medal in the women's 400-meter freestyle event. Four years later at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, she won a bronze medal in the 400-meter freestyle event. During her amateur career Kight set 7 world and 24 national records, and won 23 national swimming titles. In 1937 she turned professional and won the long-distance race at the Toronto Canadian Exhibition.
- "Lenore Wingard, 88, Swimmer Who Won Two Olympic Medals". The New York Times. February 15, 2000.
- databaseOlympics.com, Athletes, Lenore Kight-Wingard. Retrieved October 8, 2012.
- Lenore Kight (USA) – Honors Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
- Lenore Kight-Wingard – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
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- "Sport: Daughters' Girl" Time magazine 6 August 1934
- "Athletes: Lenore Kight" Photograph in the February 1934 issue of Vanity Fair
- "Holds 7 world's records in speed swimming" Lenore Kight Wingard in a Camel cigarette advertisement, Life magazine 19 July 1937, back cover
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