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Sara Barber

Full name: Sara Katherine Barber (-Jenkins)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: January 25, 1941 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Sara Barber had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1959 Pan American Games 100 metres backstroke, 2nd in the 1959 Pan American Games 4×100 metres freestyle (with Margaret Iwasaki, Helen Hunt, and the non-Olympian Sandra Scott), 2nd in the 1959 Pan American Games 4×100 metres medley (with Margaret Iwasaki and the non-Olympians Janice Shepp and Sandra Scott).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Canada CAN 5
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Canada CAN 7
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly Canada CAN 8
1960 Summer 19 Roma Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke Canada CAN 4 h1 r1/2
1960 Summer 19 Roma Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Canada CAN 5 h2 r1/2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Canada CAN Final 5 4:28.3 1:07.5 3:21.7
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Canada CAN Round One Heat Two 3 QU 4:29.3 1:08.1 3:22.5

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Canada Final 7 1:14.3
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Canada Round One Heat Three 2 QU 1:14.3
1960 Summer 19 Roma Swimming Canada Round One Heat One 4 1:13.4

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Canada Final 8 1:18.4
1956 Summer 15 Melbourne Swimming Canada Round One Heat One 3 QU 1:16.2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1960 Summer 19 Roma Swimming Canada CAN Round One Heat Two 5 4:59.5 1:12.2 1:12.2