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Evelyn Kawamoto

Evelyn Kawamoto
Personal information
Full name Evelyn Tokue Kawamoto
Nationality  United States
Born (1933-09-17) September 17, 1933 (age 80)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Hawaii Swim Club

Evelyn Tokue Kawamoto (born September 17, 1933) is an American former competition swimmer and two-time Olympic medalist.

Kawamoto represented the United States at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland, where she earned two bronze medals as an 18-year-old.[1] She received her first bronze in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay, when the U.S. team of Jackie LaVine, Marilee Stepan, Jody Alderson and Kawamoto placed third behind the teams from Hungary and the Netherlands.[2][3] Individually, she received a second bronze for her third-place performance in the women's 400-meter freestyle behind Hungarian swimmers Valéria Gyenge and Éva Novák.[1][4]

She later married U.S. Olympic swimming gold medalist Ford Konno, who also competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1]

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  • Evelyn Kawamoto – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com


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