Skrifvars (left) at the 1972 Olympics
|Full name||Lynn Ellen Skrifvars|
|National team||United States|
February 8, 1951 |
Lynwood, California, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||130 lb (59 kg)|
Lynn Ellen Skrifvars (born February 8, 1951), also known by her married name Lynn Nelson, is an American former competition swimmer who won a gold medal in the 4×100 m freestyle at the 1971 Pan American Games. Next year she swam for the gold medal-winning U.S. 4×100 m team at the 1972 Olympics, but did not receive a medal because she did not swim in the final. Individually, she competed in the preliminary heats of the 200-meter backstroke.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Lynn Skrifvars. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
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