Sue Gossick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sue Gossick
Sue Gossick 1967.jpg
Gossick at the 1967 Pan American Games
Personal information
Full name Susanne Gossick
Born November 12, 1947 (1947-11-12) (age 70)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport Diving
Club Valley Junior College
Westlake Athletic Club
University of California
Coached by Gustav Gossick (father)
Lyle Draves[1]

Susanne "Sue" Gossick (born November 12, 1947) is a retired American diver. Competing in the 3 m springboard she won gold medals at the 1967 an American Games and 1968 Olympics and placed fourth at the 1964 Olympics.[2]

During her diving career Gossick won five AAU springboard titles. In 1967 she was voted the Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year, becoming the youngest person ever to receive that award. In 1988 she was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[1]