Linda Jezek

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Linda Jezek
Personal information
Full name Linda Louise Jezek
National team United States
Born (1960-03-10) March 10, 1960 (age 57)
Palo Alto, California
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 128 lb (58 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Santa Clara Swim Club
College team Stanford University

Linda Louise Jezek (born March 10, 1960) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder.

Jezek was a member of the second-place U.S. team in the 4×100-meter medley relay at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec.[1] She set the 200-meter backstroke world record (long course) in 1978. Jezek was inducted into the "George F. Haines International Swim Center Hall of Fame" in 2002.[2]

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Preceded by
Birgit Treiber
Women's 200-meter backstroke
world record-holder (long course)

August 28, 1978 – July 27, 1980
Succeeded by
Rica Reinisch