Susan Doerr

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSusan Elizabeth•Doerr
Used nameSusan•Doerr
Born13 January 1945 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania (USA)
Measurements164 cm / 50 kg
AffiliationsVesper Boat Club, Philadelphia (USA)
NOC United States


Susan Doerr was only 15-years-old when she made the 1960 Olympic team. She competed in her first AAU meet in 1959, representing Vesper Boat Club. Doerr set a world record in the 100 metre butterfly in August 1961, recording 1:08.2 in Philadelphia. She placed second in the 100 fly at the 1960 AAU outdoor meet. Doerr graduated from Abington Friends School in Abington, Pennsylvania in 1963, and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1967.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Susan Doerr
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 1

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