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Angela Coughlan

Full name: Angela Denise Coughlan (-Arusoo, -Sharp)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: October 4, 1952 in London, Ontario, Canada
Died: June 14, 2009 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: MM Robinson Rams, Burlington (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Tom Arusoo.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Angela Coughlan competed for the Canadian National Swim Team from 1967-1972. In addition to her 1968 Olympic appearance, she competed at the 1967 and 1971 Pan-American Games, winning one silver and three bronze medals in 1967 and five medals in 1971 – 1 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze. At the 1970 Commonwealth Games she also won four medals – 1 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze. Coughlan was a 24-time Canadian champion and was named Canadian female swimmer of the year in 1970. The pool in Burlington, Ontario where she trained was later named in her honor. After her competitive career ended she became a massage therapist. Angela Coughlan died from multiple myeloma.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Women's 200 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 2 h4 r1/2
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 7
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Women's 800 metres Freestyle Canada CAN 6
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Canada CAN 3 Bronze

Women's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada Round One Heat Four 2 2:20.9

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada Final 7 4:51.9
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada Round One Heat Six 1 QU 4:47.4

Women's 800 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada Final 6 9:56.4
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada Round One Heat One 2 QU 10:00.2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada CAN Final 3 4:07.2 1:02.4 1:02.4
1968 Summer 16 Ciudad de México Swimming Canada CAN Round One Heat Three 2 QU 4:14.1 1:04.0 1:04.0
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