Full name: Lois Anne Drinkwater (-Thompson)
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: April 15, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Affiliations: Phoenix TC, Phoenix (USA)
Country: United States
Although she had a wide range, Lois Drinkwater was at her best over one lap. She competed in the 1968 Olympics while still a student at Phoenix Central High School in Arizona. She also represented the US in an indoor dual against West Germany in 1969. She later attended Wooster College, running track there for their first team in the 1970 indoor season, and represented the Phoenix Track Club. Drinkwater won the 1968 AAU Indoors at 400 metres. She was second at that meet in 1969, and also placed second in 1968 in the 400 at both the AAU and Olympic Trials. She competed in international dual meets for the United States against the British Commonwealth team in 1967 in Los Angeles, and against the Soviet Union in 1969 in Moskva.
Personal Bests\: 100y â 10.7 (1968); 200 â 24.3 (1967); 400 â 53.5 (1967); 800 â 2:13.1 (1969); 80H â 11.7 (1967); Pen â 3977 (1967).
|1968 Summer||17||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||Women's 400 metres||United States||USA||8 h2 r2/3|
|1968 Summer||17||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||8||57.3||57.39|
|1968 Summer||17||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Four||4||QU||54.5||54.56|