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Carin Cone

Full name: Carin Alice Cone (-Vanderbush)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: April 18, 1940 in Huntington, New York, United States
Affiliations: Ridgewood High School
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Carin Cone set six U.S. records in the 50m pool and many others in short course events. During the period 1955-59 she won 16 AAU titles and took two gold medals in 100 metre backstroke and 4×100 metres medley (with [Chris von Saltza] and the non-Olympians Anne Bancroft and Becky Collins) at the 1959 Pan American Games. Her eight AAU backstroke titles bettered [Suzanne Zimmerman]'s record of seven. After attending school in Ridgewood, New Jersey, Cone attended the University of Houston and later represented the Shamrock SC. Cone attempted to qualify for the 1960 Olympic team but missed out at the Final Trials. As Mrs. Vanderbush, she later competed actively in master's swimming competition.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 16 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 16 Melbourne Swimming United States Final 2 =WR 1:12.9
1956 Summer 16 Melbourne Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 Q 1:13.9
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