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Camille Wright

Full name: Camille Wright (-Thompson)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: March 5, 1955 in New Albany, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Louisville Tarpons
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Camille Wright, who attended the University of Hawai’i, won gold medals in the 100 and 200 metre butterfly and the medley relay at the 1975 Pan American Games, and swam in all three events at the Olympics in the following year. At the Montréal Games she placed fourth in the 100 butterfly, was eliminated in the heats of the 200 fly but she did win an Olympic silver in the medley relay. Wright also competed at the 1975 World Championships, winning a silver medal in the medley relay and a bronze in the 100 butterfly. She was AAU Champion in the 100 fly in 1975, placing second that year in the 200 fly, and third in the 200 fly in 1976. Wright attended the University of Hawai’i, graduating in 1978, and later did some masters swimming out of San Diego.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming Women's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 4
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming Women's 200 metres Butterfly United States USA 2 h5 r1/2
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Final 4 1:01.41
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 1:01.89
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 2 QU 1:02.22

Women's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 2 2:14.77

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States USA Final 2 4:14.55 1:00.64 3:18.44
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