Clarita Hunsberger

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameClarita•Hunsberger (-Neher, -Chapman)
Used nameClarita•Hunsberger
Born26 April 1906 in Albion, Wisconsin (USA)
Died6 December 2001 in Sunnyvale, California (USA)
AffiliationsAmbassador Swim Club
NOC United States


Clarita Hunsberger was an alternate to the 1924 Olympic team, but made the team for the 1928 Olympics. She later became a teacher and administrator in Los Angeles schools, and retired as Vice-Principal of the Burroughs Junior High School in 1963. She then served as a docent at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art until 1982. During their retirements, she and her husband became avid travelers and visited all seven continents.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) USA Clarita Hunsberger
Platform, Women (Olympic) 6 p2 r1/2