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Sandy Knott

Full name: Sandra Phyllis "Sandy" Knott
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 9, 1937 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 26, 2013 in Springfield, Oregon, United States
Affiliations: Cleveland Recreation Division
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics


Sandy Knott ran the 400 and 800 for the Cleveland Recreation Club. She captured five AAU titles, indoors in the 1964 880 yards, and outdoors at 440 in 1962-63, and the 800 in 1963-64. Knott also won the 1964 US Olympic Trials in the 800. Knott later earned a nursing degree from the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve, and master's degrees in nursing from the University of Washington and Gonzaga University, and worked as a nurse practitioner, specializing in the treatment of diabetes. In 2008 she was inducted into the Case Western Reserve Athletic Hall of Fame.

Personal Bests: 400 – 56.3 (1963); 800 – 2:09.7 (1963); 1500 – 4:36.7 (1965).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Women's 800 metres United States USA 6 h2 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics United States Round One Heat Two 6 2:12.2
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