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Sandy Knott

Full name: Sandra Phyllis "Sandy" Knott
Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 9, 1937 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 26, 2013 in Springfield, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Cleveland Recreation Division
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sandy Knott ran the 400 and 800 for the Cleveland Recreation Club. She captured five AAU titles, indoors in the 1964 880 yards, and outdoors at 440 in 1962-63, and the 800 in 1963-64. Knott also won the 1964 US Olympic Trials in the 800. Knott later earned a nursing degree from the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve, and master's degrees in nursing from the University of Washington and Gonzaga University, and worked as a nurse practitioner, specializing in the treatment of diabetes. In 2008 she was inducted into the Case Western Reserve Athletic Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 400 – 56.3 (1963); 800 – 2:09.7 (1963); 1500 – 4:36.7 (1965).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Women's 800 metres United States USA 6 h2 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 6 2:12.2