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Sharon Finneran

Full name: Sharon Evans Finneran (-Rittenhouse)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" (161 cm)
Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
Born: February 4, 1946 in Rockville Centre, New York, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Sister of Mike Finneran; Mother of Ariel Rittenhouse.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Sharon Finneran was a member of a well-known swimming family. Her brother, Mike Finneran, was a diver on the 1972 Olympic team and her mother was a team official at the 1976 Games. Sharon swam for Santa Clara High School and the Los Angeles AC and was a truly versatile competitor. In 1962 she won the AAU titles both indoors and out in her Olympic event (400 IM), she twice won the AAU 200m butterfly outdoors, and was a good enough distance freestyler to win the AAU indoor title over 1,650y in 1964. In addition to winning these national titles she was the 400m freestyle champion at the 1963 Pan-American Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming Women's 400 metres Individual Medley United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 400 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming United States Final 2 5:24.1
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 5:32.7