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LeLei Fonoimoana

Full name: LeLei Alofa Fonoimoana (-Moore)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: November 4, 1958 in Sterling, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Lakewood Aquatic Club, Lakewood (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Sister of Eric Fonoimoana.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

LeLei Fonoimoana competed at the 1976 Olympics as a butterfly swimmer, and then entered Brigham Young University that fall. She earned 11 All-American honors at BYU, mostly in butterfly but also in IM. As a senior, she was selected Outstanding Senior Female Athlete by the Cougar Club and was named to the AIAW All-Region Team. She continued to compete through 1980 but retired after that year. Fonoimoana later worked as a swim coach at UCLA, a Los Angeles County lifeguard, a therapist, and a dance instructor.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 7
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Final 7 1:01.95 29.48 7 32.47 (7)
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 Q 1:02.23 29.52 4 32.71 (5)
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat One 2 Q 1:02.75 29.63 1 33.12 (2)

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1 1:03.49 3:23.23 1
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