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Kay Knapp

Full name: Kathryn Elizabeth "Kay" Knapp (-Norton)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: September 14, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Affiliations: Terrapin Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Kay Knapp swam in the 1956 Olympics while a student in high school in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She swam for the Terrapin Swim Club in Bethesda in 1956, but in 1954 was on the Walter Reed Swim Club that won AAU titles in the 400 freestyle relay both indoors and outdoors. She was sixth at the 1956 Olympic Trials both in the 100 free and the 100 fly, which qualified her for the 4x100 relay team, in which she swam in the heats in Melbourne.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 18 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 18 Melbourne Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 2 1:08.2 3:21.6 2
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