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Ethel Lackie

Full name: Ethel Minnie Lackie (-Watkins)
Gender: Female
Born: February 10, 1907 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 15, 1979 in Newbury Park, California, United States
Affiliations: Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Ethel Lackie grew up in California, where she had learned to swim by the time she was three. She later lived near Lake Michigan and represented the Illinois AC in competition. Lackie set numerous U.S. and world records and was the first woman to break 60 seconds for the 100y freestyle and the first to clock 1:10.0 for the 100m freestyle. After her retirement she married Bill Watkins, a well-known rowing champion in the Santa Monica area.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 17 Paris Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold
1924 Summer 17 Paris 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
1924 Summer 17 Paris Swimming United States Final 1 1:12.4
1924 Summer 17 Paris Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 1:16.0
1924 Summer 17 Paris Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 1:12.8

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 17 Paris Swimming United States USA Final Standings 1 WR 4:58.8
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