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Zoe Ann Olsen-Jensen

Full name: Zoe Ann Olsen-Jensen (-Bramham)
Gender: Female
Born: February 11, 1931 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Affiliations: Athens Athletic Club, Oakland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Zoe Ann Olsen from the Athens AC in Oakland, California won the first of her 12 AAU diving titles as a 14-year-old in 1945. She was the only woman diver to win medals at both the 1948 and 1952 Olympics. Between those two Olympics, Zoe Ann Olsen met and married Jackie Jensen. Olsen was a beautiful blonde, and Jensen was a handsome, muscular football and baseball player from Cal/Berkeley who would later play with both the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. Theirs was thought to be a match made in heaven but like so many of those, it lasted only a short time.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 17 London Diving Women's Springboard United States USA 2 Silver
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving Women's Springboard United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's Springboard

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS FP DP SP
1948 Summer 17 London Diving United States Final Standings 2 108.23
1948 Summer 17 London Diving United States Final Round 1 60.72
1948 Summer 17 London Diving United States Preliminary Round 2 47.51
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Standings 3 127.57
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final 3 127.57 73.48
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying 8 QU 54.09
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #1 7 11.25
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #2 2 14.96
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #3 4 14.28
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #4 1 14.82
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Final Round Dive #5 1 18.17
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #1 1 15.00
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #2 6 11.20
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #3 14 9.48
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #4 15 3.20
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Diving United States Qualifying Dive #5 3 15.20
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