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Jenny Kemp

Full name: Jennifer Jo "Jenny" Kempf
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: May 28, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Cincinnati Pepsi Marlins
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jenny Kemp was a backstroker until 1971, when she told her coach she was simply bored with backstroke training and wished to try something else. The something else was freestyle and earned her a berth on the Olympic team. After being eliminated in the semi-finals of the individual 100m freestyle at the 1972 Olympics, Kemp won a gold medal and a share of a new world record in the freestyle relay Swimming for the Cincinnati Pepsi Marlins, she won her only AAU title in 1972 in the 100m free.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 5 h1 r2/3
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 5 59.93
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 2 QU 1:00.42

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 3:55.19 58.99 1:57.97
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