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Penny Pence

Full name: Carol Jane "Penny" Pence (-Taylor)
Gender: Female
Born: May 11, 1929 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Lafayette Country Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Penny Pence won a gold medal at the 1951 Pan American Games in the 3×100 metre medley relay (with the non-Olympians Sharon Geary and Maureen O'Brien), and also won bronze that year in the 200 metre breaststroke. She later became a swim coach and an administrator with USA Aquatic Sports. She won 10 US National titles in breaststroke and medley relay events, winning the outdoor 100 in 1949, outdoor 200 in 1951, and the outdoor medley relay in 1950-51. Indoors, Pence won the national title in the 100 breast in 1948 and 1951, the 200 breast in 1950-51, and the medley relay in 1950 and 1952.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 19 London Swimming Women's 200 metres Breaststroke United States USA 7 h2 r1/3

Women's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 19 London Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 7 3:28.1