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Miriam Smith

Full name: Miriam Smith
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: September 25, 1958 in Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Tacoma Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming


Miriam Smith was born in New Jersey but grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She made the 1976 Olympic team just after her high school graduation, by placing third at the US Olympic Trials in the 200 metre backstroke. Smith swam for Southern Cal, graduating in 1980. She also competed with the US national team in 1977 at an invitational meeting in Leningrad. She was a finalist at US Nationals in both backstroke events from 1974-77. Smith was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Swimming Hall of Fame in 2005.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming Women's 200 metres Backstroke United States USA 3 h2 r1/2

Women's 200 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 3 2:22.05 33.74 =5 1:09.68 4 1:46.05 3 35.94 (3) 36.37 (3) 36.00 (3)
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