|Full name||Wendy Weinberg|
|National team||United States|
June 27, 1958 |
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||126 lb (57 kg)|
|Club||Homewood Aquatics Club|
|College team||University of Virginia
University of North Carolina
Wendy Weinberg (born June 27, 1958) is an American former competition swimmer who was an Olympic Games, Pan American Games, and Maccabiah Games medalist.
In 1975, she established an American record in the 200-meter butterfly, swimming it in 2:18.2 at the West German Bremen Swimfest. That year she also won a gold medal and set a new Pan American Games record in Mexico City in the 800-meter freestyle, winning it in 9:05.47.
Weinberg represented the United States at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec. She won a bronze medal in the women's 800-meter freestyle for placing third (8:42.60), following East German Petra Thumer (8:37.14), and American teammate Shirley Babashoff (8:37.59).
At the 1977 Maccabiah Games (the "Jewish Olympics"), Weinberg – who is Jewish – won six gold medals and two silver medals. Among her golds was a win in the 200-meter freestyle (in 2:08.96), the 200-meter butterfly, the 400-meter freestyle, and a win in the 4×100-meter medley relay team which she was captain of (in 4:10.09). One silver was in the 100-yard freestyle.
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (women)
- List of select Jewish swimmers
- List of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni
- List of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Olympians
- List of University of Virginia people
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