Kathy Ellis

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 4
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKathleen "Kathy"•Ellis (-Landgraf, -Greer)
Used nameKathy•Ellis
Born28 November 1946 in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)
Measurements169 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsRiviera Club
NOC United States


Kathy Ellis swam in four events at the 1964 Olympics and won a medal in each. She won a gold and a share of the world record in both relays and her two bronze medals came in individual events. In the 100m freestyle she was only the seventh fastest qualifier, but still took third place from an outside lane.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Kathy Ellis
100 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
100 metres Butterfly, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

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