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Agnes Geraghty

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAgnes•Geraghty (-McAndrews)
Used nameAgnes•Geraghty
Born26 November 1907 in New York, New York (USA)
Died1 March 1974 in Oceanside, New York (USA)
AffiliationsWomen's Swimming Association
NOC United States

Biography

After winning a silver medal in the breaststroke at the 1924 Olympics, Agnes Geraghty of the Women’s Swimming Association of New York competed again at the 1928 Olympics. Although she made a substantial improvement on her time in Paris, she was eliminated in the semi-finals. Geraghty won a total of 10 AAU breaststroke titles and between 1924 and 1930 set world breaststroke records at every distance between 50 yards and 400 meters. As Mrs. Felix McAndrews, Geraghty later turned to coaching swimming, first at Jones Park and then for the South Shore Yacht Club in Freeport, Long Island.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Agnes Geraghty
200 metres Breaststroke, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
1928 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Agnes Geraghty
200 metres Breaststroke, Women (Olympic) 4 h1 r2/3

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