Gertrude Ederle
Age
Dec. at 98 (1905-2003)
Olympic Medals Won
Bronze medal
Age
Dec. at 98 (1905-2003)
Olympic Medalist Event
Women's 400m freestyle
Women's 100m freestyle
Birthplace
New York City
New York
Nationality
United States of America
Germany
Olympic Medalist Games
1924 Summer Olympics
Olympic Medalist Event Competition
Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Women's 400 metre freestyle
Swimming at the 1924 Summer Olympics - Women's 100 metre freestyle
Profession
Swimmer
Height
5'6"
Profession
Swimmer

Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude Caroline Ederle ( ED-ər-lee, AYD-; October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in five events. On August 6, 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Among other nicknames, the press sometimes called her "Queen of the Waves." ... more on Wikipedia

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