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Dolores Dwyer

Full name: Dolores Ann Dwyer (-Duffy)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'4" (162 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: December 25, 1934 in New York, New York, United States
Died: October 29, 2011 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: German-American AC, Queens (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Dolores Dwyer was a sprinter for the German-American Athletic Club and Manhattan CYO. She was the 1953 AAU Champion in the 200 and won three AAU indoor titles in the 60 yards – 1949-50, and 1952. Dwyer competed in the sprints at the 1951 Pan-American Games, where she helped her US team to the gold medal in the 4×100 relay (with Nell Jackson, Janet Moreau, and the non-Olympian Jean Patton) and finished sixth in the 200 metres. Dwyer was part of a world-record setting relay team in the 4×220 yards in 1952. She attended Queens College but did not run track there. She became an actress, appearing in off-Broadway productions and much later in life began to make some television appearances, notably in a 2003 episode of "Sex and the City".

Personal Best: 200 – 24.4 (1953).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Athletics Women's 200 metres United States USA AC h5 r1/3

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Athletics United States Round One Heat Five AC DNF