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Lenore Kight-Wingard

Full name: Lenore M. Kight-Wingard
Gender: Female
Born: September 26, 1911 in Frostburg, Maryland, United States
Died: February 9, 2000 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Carnegie Library Athletic Club, Homestead (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Lenore Kight, and from 1936, Mrs. Lenore Wingard, won 23 AAU titles at distances ranging from 100y to one mile. Competing for the Carnegie Library Club of Homestead, Pennsylvania, she set a total of seven world and 24 U.S. records before turning pro in 1937. Her biggest professional victory came that same year when she won the "marathon" at the Toronto Canadian Exhibition.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 2 5:28.6
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 5:50.8
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU/OR 5:40.9
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming United States Final 3 5:29.0
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 5:42.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Swimming United States Round One Heat One 2 QU 5:34.0
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