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Marilee Stepan

Full name: Marie Louise "Marilee" Stepan (-Wehmann)
Gender: Female
Born: February 2, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Lake Shore AC, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Swimming for the Lake Shore Club of Chicago, Marilee Stepan took third place at the 1952 Final Trials in the 100m freestyle and then placed seventh in the Olympic final. She later won a bronze medal in the relay; the only AAU title she won was the indoor 220 yard freestyle in 1952. Stepan was a native Chicagoan and later married Richard Wehman, with whom she had four children. She served on the US Olympic Committee board for several years, and was on the Chicago Arts and Culture Advisory Council. Her father was Alfred Stepan, who founded the Stepan Company, a specialty chemical company in Northfield, Illinois. In 1962, he and his wife, Mary Stepan, donated the Stepan Center, a student activities facility at the University of Notre Dame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming Women's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 7
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 3 Bronze

Women's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming United States Final 7 1:08.0
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 4 Q 1:07.4
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 1 Q 1:07.7

Women's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming United States USA Final 3 1:07.7 2:15.8 2
1952 Summer 17 Helsinki Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 1:07.0 3:22.0 1
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