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Carolyn Wood

Full name: Carolyn Virginia Wood
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: December 18, 1945 in Portland, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Multnomah AC, Portland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Carolyn Wood represented the Multnomah AC in her home town of Portland. She competed in four events at the 1960 Olympics, when still only 14 years old. In the 100m freestyle she placed fourth, but in the 100m butterfly final she was forced to give up when she swallowed water near the turn. She swam in the medley relay though only in the heats, but in the freestyle relay she won a well-deserved gold medal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA AC r2/2 DNF
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States Final 4 1:03.4
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 1:04.2
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 2 QU 1:04.3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 4:08.9 1:02.0 3:08.0

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States Final AC DNF
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 1:11.1

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1960 Summer 14 Roma Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 2 QU 4:49.3 1:10.5 3:45.6