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Ruth Ball

Full name: Ruth Norton Ball
Gender: Female
Born: December 12, 1879 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 12, 1960 in El Cajon, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Art Competitions


Ruth Ball studied at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati Art Academy, and with J. Liberty Tadd in Philadelphia. She later worked as a curator of Indian art at the San Diego Museum. She produced a series of panels depicting athletes, and exhibited her bronze of swimmer [Gertrude Ederle] in New York and later at the Amsterdam Olympics.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 48 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues United States USA AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 48 Amsterdam Art Competitions United States Final Standings AC La traversée de la Manche
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