Iet van Feggelen
Irene "Iet" van Feggelen (1921 – 17 July 2012) was a Dutch backstroke swimmer. Her first name is sometimes misspelled as Let, and her last name is often given as Koster–van Feggelen or Koster due to h...
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Elaine Tanner
Elaine Tanner-Watt, OC (born February 22, 1951 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired Canadian swimmer.
Nicknamed "Mighty Mouse" partly because of her small stature (standing barely five fee...
Cornelia Sirch
Cornelia Sirch (born 23 October 1966 in Erfurt, East Germany) is a former backstroke swimmer. She competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in three events and won two bronze medals in the 100 m and 200 m ...
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Georgia Davies
Georgia Davies (born 11 October 1990) is a London-born Welsh swimmer who represents Wales and Great Britain. In 2014, Davies won the gold medal in the 50 metres backstroke, and silver in the 100m back...
Kirsty Coventry
Kirsty Leigh Coventry (born 16 September 1983 in Harare, Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean swimmer and former world record holder. She attended and swam competitively for Auburn University in Alabama, in the ...
Nida Senff
Dina ("Nida") Willemina Jacoba Senff (3 April 1920, Rotterdam – 27 June 1995, Amstelveen) was a backstroke swimmer from the Netherlands who won the 100 metres backstroke at the 1936 Summer Olympics in...
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Lin Li (swimmer)
Lin Li (Chinese: 林莉; pinyin: Lín Lì; born May 4, 1970) is an Olympic champion and former World Record holding swimmer from China. She swam for China at the:At the 1992 Olympics, she set a Worl...
Zhan Shu
Zhan Shu (born 2 May 1985) is a Chinese former swimmer who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics and in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Nancy Garapick
Nancy Ellen Garapick (born September 24, 1961) is a former Canadian competition swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder. She won two bronze medals in the 100-metre backstroke and 20...
Alessia Filippi
Alessia Filippi (born 23 June 1987 in Rome) is a retired Italian swimmer.Filippi won the gold medal in the 1500 m at the 2009 World Championships in Rome.
Filippi excels in backstroke and ind...
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Mina Wylie
Wilhelmina "Mina" Wylie (27 June 1891 – 6 July 1984) was one of Australia's first two female Olympic swimming representatives, along with friend Fanny Durack.
Wylie grew up in South Coogee, ...
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Svenja Schlicht
Svenja Schlicht (born 26 June 1967 in Neumünster) is a German former swimmer who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Marie Braun
Maria ("Marie") Johanna Philipsen-Braun (22 June 1911, in Rotterdam – 23 June 1982, in Gouda) was a Dutch swimmer. She won the gold medal in the women's 100 meter backstroke at the 1928 Summer Olympi...
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Greetje Gaillard
Margaretha Cornelia "Greetje" Gaillard (born 25 November 1926) is a former Dutch swimmer who won a bronze medals in the 100 m backstroke at the 1950 European Aquatics Championships. She finished ...
Natalie du Toit
Natalie du Toit (/dʉˈtɔɪ/; born 29 January 1984) is a South African swimmer. She is best known for the gold medals she won at the 2004 Paralympic Games as well as the Commonwealth Games. She was one o...
Kristin Otto
Kristin Otto (born 7 February 1966) is a German Olympic swimming champion. She is most famous for being the first woman to win six gold medals at a single Olympic Games, doing so at the 1988 Seoul Oly...
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Maria Teresa Ramírez
María Teresa Ramírez Gómez (born August 15, 1954 in Mexico City, Mexican Federal District) is a retired female freestyle and backstroke swimmer from Mexico. She represented Mexico at two consecutive S...
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Puck Oversloot
Maria Petronella "Puck" Oversloot (May 22, 1914 – January 7, 2009) was a Dutch swimmer. Together with Marie Braun, she was the top national backstroke and freestyle competitor. At the 1932 Summe...
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Melanie Nocher
Melanie Nocher is an Irish swimmer. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's 100 metre backstroke, finishing in 33rd place in the heats, failing to qualify for the semifinals.She has st...