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Marley Shriver

Full name: Marley Lynn Shriver (-Tobian)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: February 13, 1937 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Gary Tobian.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Although born in Michigan, Marley Shriver moved with her family to California in her youth. She studied at Southern Cal, graduating in 1958. In 1955 she placed second in the AAU meet in the 400 freestyle, but improved that in 1956, winning in an American record time of 5:13.8. She also placed third in 1956 in the 100, 800, and 1,500 freestyle events. Shriver placed second in the 400 free at the 1956 US Olympic Trials. After the Olympics she spent a brief time coaching but then married diver [Gary Tobian] and raised a family, although they later divorced. Shriver-Tobian became a dental hygienist and settled in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where she also volunteered as a host at Sunlight Mountain Resort.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming United States Final 4 5:12.9 1:12.0 6 2:32.0 5 3:53.5 5 1:20.0 (5) 1:21.5 (6) 1:19.4 (4)
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 Q/OR 5:07.6 1:11.2 2 2:30.0 2 3:49.5 1 1:18.8 (1) 1:19.5 (1) 1:18.1 (2)

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 2 1:05.7 4:27.3 2
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