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Mary Wayte

Full name: Mary Alice Wayte (-Bradburne)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: March 25, 1965 in Mercer Island, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Florida Gators, Gainesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

As a 200 freestyler, Mary Wayte was one of the top swimmers in that event in the 1980s. She swam collegiately at the University of Florida, and was a US National team member from 1981-88. In 1983 at the Pan-American Games she was silver medalist in the 200 free, and won a gold medal on the 4x100 freestyle relay. In those two events at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, she won gold medals, and returned in 1988 to earn a silver and bronze in relay events. She added gold at the 1985 Pan-Pacific meet in the 4x200 free relay, and in 1986 won a silver medal in the 4x200 free at the World Championships. After her swim career ended she became a television commentator for swim meets. She was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2000.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 200 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Women's 200 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 3 Bronze
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Women's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA AC r1/2 DQ
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 1 1:59.23
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 2:00.69
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States Final 4 1:59.04
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 2 QU 1:59.50

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:43.56 55.63 3:43.56
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States USA Final 3 3:44.25 55.88 55.88
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:45.10 55.06 3:45.10

Women's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Three AC DQ

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States USA Final 2 4:07.90 55.28 4:07.90