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Betty Brey

Full name: Elizabeth Evadna "Betty" Brey (Mullen-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: November 23, 1931 in Weissport, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Walter Reed Swim Club, Washington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Betty Brey won two gold medals at the Pan-American Games, winning with the 4x100 freestyle relay in 1951 and the medley relay in 1955. She also won individual silvers in the 200 freestyle in 1951 and the 100 butterfly in 1955. Brey won three national titles, swimming with the winning Walter Reed Swim Club medley relay at the 1956 AAU Indoors and Outdoors, and winning the 100 yard butterfly at the 1955 AAU Indoors. She competed as Betty Mullen until 1956.

Brey attended Purdue University where she was a majorette with the Purdue Marching Band, She was also an accomplished musician and later coached swimming at George Washington University. Brey is a member of the Indiana Swimming Hall of Fame. Her son, Mike Brey, became a well-known college basketball coach in the United States, serving as an assistant coach at Duke from 1987-1995, as head coach of the University of Delaware from 1995-2000 and as head coach at Notre Dame beginning in 2000.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 2 1:07.9 1:07.9 3
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