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Maureen Murphy

Full name: Maureen Elizabeth Murphy
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: March 23, 1939 in Elgin, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Multnomah AC, Portland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Maureen Murphy swam for Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland, Oregon. In 1955 she won the AAU indoor title in the 200 yard backstroke and was selected by the US State Department to go on a goodwill tour, which involved swimming and diving exhibitions in Cairo, Istanbul, Athens, Rome, Geneva, Amserdam and Helsinki. Murphy later attended Oregon State and Portland State Colleges. She then became a teacher in Oregon and then at a US military base in Germany. Later in life, she worked in sales and marketing for IBM in Florida, Texas, Georgia, and California, before returning to Oregon and selling real estate.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 17 Melbourne Swimming Women's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 5

Women's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 17 Melbourne Swimming United States Final 5 1:14.1
1956 Summer 17 Melbourne Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 4 Q 1:14.8
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