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Lois Drinkwater

Full name: Lois Anne Drinkwater (-Thompson)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: April 15, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Phoenix Track Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Although she had a wide range, Lois Drinkwater was at her best over one lap. She competed in the 1968 Olympics while still a student at Phoenix Central High School in Arizona. She also represented the US in an indoor dual against West Germany in 1969. She later attended Wooster College, running track there for their first team in the 1970 indoor season, and represented the Phoenix Track Club. Drinkwater won the 1968 AAU Indoors at 400 metres. She was second at that meet in 1969, and also placed second in 1968 in the 400 at both the AAU and Olympic Trials.

Personal Bests\: 100y – 10.7 (1968); 200 – 24.3 (1967); 400 – 53.5 (1967); 800 – 2:13.1 (1969); 80H – 11.7 (1967); Pen – 3977 (1967).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 17 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's 400 metres United States USA 8 h2 r2/3

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 17 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 8 57.3 57.39
1968 Summer 17 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Round One Heat Four 4 QU 54.5 54.56
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