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Jackie LaVine

Born: Oct 4, 1929

Birthplace: Maywood

Nationality: United States

Jackie LaVine

Date of Birth : Oct 4, 1929
Birth Place : Maywood

Jacqueline Carol LaVine is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic medalist. LaVine won her first medal in international competition, a gold, at the 1951 Pan American Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was a member of the winning U.S. team in the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay which included teammates Carolyn Green, Betty Mullen and Sharon Geary. Individually, she also won a silver medal for her second-place finish in the women's 100-meter freestyle. One year later, LaVine represented the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. She received a bronze medal as a member of the third-place U.S. team in women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay, together with American teammates Marilee Stepan, Jody Alderson and Evelyn Kawamoto.

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